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
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
Come check out Lake Street Stories, Sunday, October 21, 3 – 4:00 p.m. Reading, authors, books–really, how can you go wrong? Lake Street Stories is 12 stories about the heart of south Minneapolis. We had 85 people at the launch party Friday, and now we are back for a reading at the best book… Continue reading Lake Street Stories reading at Moon Palace Books!
I am so excited to announce the publication of Lake Street Stories! Lake Street Stories is an anthology of short stories by 12 established and emerging Twin Cities’ writers about Minneapolis’s iconic south side main street. It’s available now at Amazon.com and other online stores in both print and e-book, or ask your favorite bookseller… Continue reading Lake Street Stories has arrived!
My short story, Fox, just came out in American Fiction #16! I couldn’t be happier! It’s a coming of age story about an awkward young man who works at a corner grocery and the guy who protects him. It’s close to my heart, because I worked at just such a corner store in just such… Continue reading Fox in American Fiction