I couldn’t be more excited that Home is finally coming out Oct 1! To celebrate, we are having a Book launch party for Home Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7 p.m. Open Book, Target Performance Hall, 1011 South Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN Local contributors to Home will be there to read and sign books. And as… Continue reading Book launch party for HOME
The Flexible Press anthology, Home, is now only six weeks from reality. I’ve been keeping the author lineup under wraps—until now! The all-star review team of associate editors Stephen Wilbers and Megan Marsnik, and advisory committee and readers Ed Sheehy, Don Browne, Stephen Parker, Teresa Ortiz, and Drew Danielson chose forty short stories, memoirs and… Continue reading HOME authors announced
Hi! Just a little update on the next anthology, “Home.” We are still open to submissions until May 15. So far, we’ve gotten some AMAZING content, but poetry and prose. I’m not ready to name drop—yet—but we’ve received support from so many high-profile writers and artists, plus incredible work from people whose stories need to… Continue reading HOME still open to submissions
I’m an occasional contributor to the wonderful Hennepin History Magazine. For the Fall/Winter 2019 issue, I wrote the following article about the venerable old dime store, Woolworth: Vol. 77, No. 3, winter fall 2019–Woolworths It is hard to imagine a business that was so at once iconic, romanticized, and — at times — vilified as… Continue reading Woolworth: The rise and fall of the mighty five-and-dime
It’s official: Megan Marsnik’s breakout novel, Under Ground, will be published by Flexible Press! Under Ground was serialized in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in the summer of 2015, but was never released in hard copy. This July, Flexible Press, my publishing imprint, will be doing just that, plus in e-book as well. I couldn’t be… Continue reading Announcing: Under Ground
I’m proud to announce that Flexible Press is a reality! Here’s the story: When I went to publish my three “Tales of Block E” stories in 2017, I decided to do it by creating my own imprint: Flexible Press. I had no concrete plans for it, but I did have a quiet hope that it… Continue reading It’s official: Flexible Press has been launched!
What does “Home” mean to you? Hi! Fresh on the heels of Lake Street Stories, I’m excited to announce the next anthology from Flexible Press! We are looking for short stories, essays, poetry, and more focused on what home means to each of us. The work needs to have a Minnesota connection, with the author… Continue reading Announcing HOME