2019 Year of Authors: 22 – 26 April

It’s not every year you get to celebrate publishing 20 issues of genre-busting literature. We want our readers to reap the rewards, and our contributors to shine in the spotlight, so every week we are offering up a selection of deeply discounted past issues, based on one of the authors, poets, or artists whose work fills the magazine’s pages. Welcome to week 16 of Pulp Literature’s Year of Authors!

22nd – 26th April 2019

Monday: Jay Allisan, Issue 15

Jay Allisan is part-time author and full-time thinker. She grew up on a steady diet of superhero comics and still wants to be Batman someday. While she’ll read and write just about anything, psychological thrillers and character-driven stories are right up her alley. Her writing is proudly fuelled by the red Lindor chocolates. She lives in southern Alberta, where she works as a swim coach.  Her short story ‘Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang’ was the runner-up in the 2017 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest.

Tuesday: Jeanette Topar, Issue 17

Jeanette Topar has had short stories published in The Southwest ReviewThe Greensboro Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Central PA Maga- zine, and Liars’ League NYC. You can listen to recordings of her stories performed at www.liarsleaguenyc.com. Her one-act comedies have won national playwriting competitions in New York, San Francisco, and elsewhere, and have been produced off Broadway. She has an MFA in fiction from Rutgers-Newark.  ‘Just Down the Hall’ won the 2017 Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize.

Issue 17 cover featuring stellar artwork by Britt-Lise Newstead

Wednesday: Jeannine Pitas, Issue 2

Toronto-based poet Jeannine M Pitas is the author of the chap-book Our Lady of the Snow Angels (Lyricalmyrical Press, 2012) and the translator of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio’s The History of Violets (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). She has also been published in various journals including Pilgrim, Carte Blanche and Red River Review.

Thursday: Jeffrey C Alfier, Issue 3

 A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Jeffrey Alfier is author of The Wolf Yearling (Silver Birch Press), Idyll for a Vanishing River (Glass Lyre Press) and Terminal Island: Los Angeles Poems (Night Ballet Press). His recent work appears in Spoon River Poetry Review, New York Quarterly and Tulane Review.

Issue 13 cover art by Tais Teng

Friday: Jenna Park, Issue 13

Jenna Park is the flash fiction editor for the Denver-based literary magazine Gambling the Aisle. She currently resides in Los Angeles, where she is an MFA candidate at Loyola Marymount for Writing and Producing for Television. Her work has appeared in Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Eunoia Review, Black Mirror Magazine, and several times on her mother’s refrigerator.

Issue 13 cover by Zoran Pekovic

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