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Colin Winnette: A Reading Tour Diary

Colin Winnette, author of two novellas to be published by Atticus Books in March of 2013, traveled up and down California in September and read from his book of short stories, Animal Collection, published by Spork Press. Recently, he was crowned king at the Literary Death Match in San Francisco. It’s got us thinking he […]

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Fighting the Fairytale

I am sorry Anne Frank. I don’t know you. I’ve never taken the time. In seventh grade I wasn’t in the English class that read your diary, but my friend Alyssa told me about it. She said you hid in an attic until you were caught at the end. I wouldn’t know what “getting caught” […]

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Let’s Get to Know Each Other

In my house we’ve got an “orphanage lamp.” Almost holy, it’s made of stained glass and turns on with a spin dial attached to the cord. It was bought around the time I was four, and since then my brother and I have known that if anything should happen to that lamp—a bump, a tap, […]

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Meet Abby: Editorial/Marketing Assistant

Meet Abby: Editorial/Marketing Assistant

Ah, summer. The time of year for lying on a blanket in the park with a good book, kicking back with a glass of iced tea, and reading. Unless, that is, you’re an intern. This summer, Atticus Books is excited to welcome four interns who will support all aspects of our day-to-day operations, including editorial work, […]

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Marcus Speh: Flash Fiction Encourages Reckless, Rickety Reading (and that’s okay)

It is well known that the short story was invented by the Man in the Moon for two important reasons worth reminding ourselves of no matter where we live or what we’re made of: the first is that the Man in the Moon always found it difficult to finish a novel because of the instability […]

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