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Posts Tagged ‘Robert Olen Butler’

Jason Pinter Joins Grove/Atlantic & Mysterious Press

Next month author Jason Pinter will join Grove/Atlantic as senior marketing manager.

An active Twitter writer, Pinter tweeted the news: “On 8/8 I’ll be starting as Senior Marketing Manager for Grove/Atlantic and the newly relaunching Mysterious Press. Can’t wait.”

Otto Penzler founded Mysterious Press in 1975. In 2010, Grove/Atlantic announced they would revive the imprint. Here’s more from the publisher: “[The imprint] will feature works by such Edgar Allan Poe Award–winning authors as Thomas H. Cook, Andrew Klavan, and Thomas Perry, two-time nominee Ken Bruen, National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates, PEN West Award winner Robert Ward, and Pulitzer Prize–winning Robert Olen Butler.”

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Columbia Literary Journal Seeks Contest Submissions

Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art Writing Contest is calling for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions for an annual writing contest. Three winners will receive $500 in prize money as well as a feature in the journal’s 49th issue.

Here’s more from the rules: “Contest submissions in fiction and nonfiction must be no longer than twenty double-spaced pages. Poets may send up to five individual poems for consideration, but they must be combined into a single document.”

Judges include Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler, nonfiction writer Jo Ann Beard, and poet Joanna Klink. Entries must be sent with a $12 fee and the deadline is set for January 18th.