Updated: December 26, 2017
READING AT ELLIOTT BAY BOOKS ON JAN 4, 2018 @ 7 pm
Start off the New Year right, hearing new work by local writers! The C&P Six — Catalina Marie Cantú, Gabriela Denise Frank, Judith Gille, Ann Batchelor Hursey, Lynn Knight and Susan Landgraf — will read from their newest works of poetry, nonfiction, prose and translation, followed by a brief Q&A. FREE event, FREE chapbooks! Details here.
Check out Gabriela’s essay, “Sixteen” in Duende, the online literary journal of the BFA in Writing program at Goddard College. Here, she writes about life at sixteen years of age: love, sex, drugs and death.
UGLY ME – the book!
Did you miss out on Gabriela’s installation, UGLY ME, at Jack Straw Gallery? Now, you can order a copy of her poems from Blurb and listen to an interview podcast with novelist Shawn Wong as she discusses her installation.
Feeling rejected? Read Gabriela’s blog post, What Rejection Taught Me About Doing the Work, for inspiration to keep going.
FRONT PORCH JOURNAL
Read Gabriela’s collaged fiction, “Swan Song,” in Issue #35 of Front Porch Journal, the online literary journal run by students in the Texas State University MFA program.
Check out Gabriela’s collaged essay, “Muzzled,” in True Story Issue #3. Published monthly by the editors of Creative Nonfiction magazine, each issue of True Story showcases one essay by one writer. Offering a vivid report from real life, each issue is a small immersion in a larger-than-life story or experience that makes us think differently about what it means to be human.
FLASH FICTION MAGAZINE
Just when you think no one will publish a story about vomit… read Gabriela’s flash fiction story, “Waiting in Line for the Train to Tomorrowland,” in Issue 2 of Flash Fiction Magazine‘s latest anthology.
CRACK THE SPINE
Sheep eyeballs, science class, junior high crushes, the Jessicas and Ambers… Gabriela’s flash piece, “The Bright Side” appears in Issue 204 of Crack the Spine.
Gabriela’s essay, “Dissolving” appears in Stoneboat Journal Vol 7.1, Fall 2016. Purchase a copy here on Stoneboat’s website.
TWO HAWKS QUARTERLY
Read Gabriela’s essay, Fledgling, in the June issue of Two Hawks Quarterly.
SOUTHEAST REVIEW’S WRITER’S REGIMEN
At the end of every month-long Writer’s Regimen, participants are invited to submit up to three of their best regimen-inspired pieces for a chance at publication in SER Online. Gabriela’s piece, “Birthday Wishes,” was the winner this February!
A NOVEL PERFORMANCE: THIRTY DAYS IN SEATTLE’S CENTRAL LIBRARY
What is it like to move your living room into a public library for a month – and write a novel while the public looks on? Read Gabriela’s essay in The Rumpus about her month as a writer in residence at Seattle’s Central Library where she turned National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) into a live performance.
SHIFTING GEARS & WHAT WE RETURN
Read Gabriela’s flash fiction piece, “What We Return,” published by Word Riot and her essay, “Shifting Gears,” recently published in Bird’s Thumb. Both works employ totemic touchstones as a means of examining familial relationships. Voice artist Xe Sands recorded a gorgeous reading of “What We Return” – listen here on Sound Cloud.
INTO THE LIGHT
Gabriela published “Into the Light” in Works (of Fiction) in Progress Journal. The story centers on two characters whose complex legacies come to clash, challenging the reader to consider whether we are at the mercy of our conditioning, or if it’s possible to shape a different fate for ourselves. The story is here as is a brief interview with Gabriela.
PAS DE DEUX
If you’d like to have your spine tingled, check out this volume by New Lit Salon Press, which contains Gabriela’s Pushcart Prize-nominated short story, “Pas de Deux.” Available in print and digital editions.
The anthology examines intersecting issues that affect the mental health of women, from physicality and sexuality to race, class and motherhood. And it’s got damned good illustrations.