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Another and Another Contributor News

Congratulations are in order for Reginald Dwayne Betts, contributor to the forthcoming anthology Another and Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series, who was just appointed by President Obama to the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Great news!

Read more at the press release here.

Six Questions for Inch Fiction Editor Robin Black

Robin Black takes some time to discuss the joys of being a fiction editor over at Six Questions for.

Inch Contributor News

Congratulations to Inch 9 contributor Christopher Meades who has just released a novel, The Last Hiccup, with ECW Press.

A little bit about the The Last Hiccup:

A darkly funny, tragic, and ultimately heroic novel set in 1930s Russia, The Last Hiccup is the story of Vladimir, an eight-year-old boy stricken with a case of the hiccups that lasts over a decade.

Put through a series of extraordinary, often bizarre treatments by a famous physician, Sergei Namestikov, Vlad is spirited away from his rural home and doting mother to a hospital in Moscow. But Sergei’s chief medical rival, the brilliant Alexander Afiniganov, believes that beneath Vladimir’s mirror-less eyes lurks a pure, unbridled evil, and Vlad is removed from polite society. Isolated from everyone and everything — save his hiccups — Vladimir grows up to find inner peace among the hiccupping. On his way back into the world he once knew, through a country now in the midst of war, he encounters many strange people and situations, always wondering what would happen to him should a cure for his now-comforting affliction be found.

You can read an excerpt of The Last Hiccup on Meandes’ website and purchase a signed copy (!) of the novel through Paypal here.