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2019 Year of Authors: 18 – 22 Mar

We’re in week 11 of our 2019 Year of Authors! Now that you’ve had some time to get adjusted to daylight savings, why not take advantage of the increased daylight hours with some good stories from your favourite authors? 

Here’s our line-up for the eleventh week …

18th – 22nd March 2019

Monday: Emily Osborne, Issue 17

Poet Emily Osborne Standing in front of seascape with mountains in background

Emily Osborne is a researcher, translator, and poet living in British Columbia, Canada. She earned a PhD in Old Norse-Icelandic literature from the University of Cambridge and recently held a postdoctoral fellowship in medieval literature and linguistics at the University of British Columbia. She has taught mediaeval literature and poetics at Cambridge and UBC and published several scholarly articles. Her poetry has appeared in The Literary Review of Canada and Symposium, and she was runner-up for Eyewear Publishing’s first Fortnight Prize. Emily has also published translations of Old English and Old Norse poetry in academic journals and books.

Issue 17 cover featuring stellar artwork by Britt-Lise Newstead

Tuesday: Epiphany Ferrell, Issue 20

Author Epiphany Ferrell loose hair and red lipstickEpiphany Ferrell writes most of her fiction in southern Illinois at Resurrection Mule Farm, named for a mule that survived a lightning strike and was, according to sources, never “quite right” afterwards. She is an editor at Flash Fiction Magazine, and her story, ‘Every Town Has One’ appeared in Issue 20.

Issue 20 cover with tech-slum cover by Ben Baldwin

Wednesday: Eric Del Carlo, Issue 13

Eerie photo of author Eric Del Carlo

Eric Del Carlo’s fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Analog, Strange Horizons, and many other venues. His novels include The Golden Gate Is Empty, co-written with his father Victor Del Carlo, as well as the Wartorn series published by Ace Books, co-written with Robert Asprin.

Issue 13 cover by Zoran Pekovic

Thursday: Eric Johnson, Issue 12

Eric Johnson is a northern BC artist who specializes in watercolour and India ink painting. His work has appeared in such anthologies as Cloudscape Comics’ Mega Fauna and Epic Canadiana #2 (the second a collaboration with Bevan Thomas), and Seven Stories Press’s The Graphic Canon, Vol 1 (a collaboration with Michael Stanyer).

Issue 12 cover by Melissa Mary Duncan

Friday: Erin EvansIssue 20

Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, glasses and close-upErin Evans grew up on the West Coast of Canada and has worked as a high school English and Creative Writing teacher for the past 18 years. She is passionate about her two children, husband, creative projects, bookstores, tea, and good food. ‘The Hub’ is a story that snuck up on her, and it is her first publication credit, as it garnered an honourable mention from Jack Whyte and Diana Gabaldon at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in 2017.

Issue 20 cover with tech-slum cover by Ben Baldwin

2019 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest Winner

No more bated breath … a winner has been selected.

‘Wife Giver’, by Josephine Greenland emerges as the victor of the 2019 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest!

The Queen Bee of flash fiction, Bob Thurber, issued this proclamation:

It was a tight race and a close call with all the pieces selected as finalists, but in the end I found this well-blended post-modernized traditional folktale sparkled brighter than the rest.

We are of a hive mind, and can’t wait to share this piece with our readers in Issue 23!

Honourable Mention

The shortlist was incredibly strong this year, and even though there is no runner-up prize the editors and Bob all agree that Honourable Mention goes to ‘Inherited Love of Unexplainable Things’ by Zoë Johnson.

Many thanks to our contestants with their sharp submissions of flash fiction.  Keep an ear to the ground for the Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize opening May 1st!

Bumblebee collecting pollen

2019 Bumblebee Shortlist

We cringe at shorting lists, especially when it means getting rid of a wonderful group of bumblebees. However, there’s a prize at stake, so with warm regards to all the authors, we release the 2019 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest shortlist. You will find the top ten stories below, listed by author’s first name.

2019 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest Shortlist

Andrew Owen Dugas ‘Throwdown’
Jess Simms  ‘The Werewolf at the Farmer’s Market’
Josephine Greenland  ‘Wife Giver’
Kate Felix  ‘Class Party’
KT Wagner  ‘Meals Not Eaten’
Nancy Ludmerer  ‘Summation’
Nancy Ludmerer  ‘Complicity’
Ron Lavalette  ‘Crickets’
Soramimi Hanarejima  ‘The Sublime is Difficult to Replifake’
Zoë Johnson  ‘Inherited Love of Unexplainable Things’

Stay tuned for the big reveal of the 2019 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest Winner on Friday, chosen by our long standing flash fiction contest judge, Bob Thurber!

And poets, don’t forget the Magpie Award for Poetry closes this Friday, March 15th.  Send us your bright and shiny words soon!

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2019 Year of Authors: 11 – 15 Mar

In honour of Pulp Literature Press’s fifth anniversary and of all the people who have contributed to our success we have declared 2019 our Year of Authors, celebrating the amazing artists and authors from the first twenty issues of Pulp Literature.

Every weekday we are featuring one of these creators on our Facebook page, and the issues that person contributed to will be on sale for a whopping 50% off.  Make a note of the authors and artists you’re following and jump on these deals.  Some print issues are rare and getting scarcer, so nab them while you still can!

Here’s our line-up for the tenth week …

11th – 15th March 2019

Monday: Eileen Kernaghan, Issue 5

Featured author of Issue 5, Eileen Kernaghan is also the author of nine historical fantasy novels and a three-time winner of the Aurora Award for Canadian speculative fiction. Her latest novel, Sophie, in Shadow (Thistledown Press, 2014) is set in 1914 India. An associated novel, Wild Talent: a Novel of the Supernatural (2008) was shortlisted for the 2009 Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, while The Alchemist’s Daughter (2004) was shortlisted for the Sheila Egoff Award for Children’s Literature. As well, her short stories and poems have appeared in many North American literary and speculative publications.

Tuesday: EL Firestine, Issue 2

Erin Lee Firestine, of Issue 2 fame, enjoys creeping people out more than is probably healthy (but we don’t judge). She makes jewellery and fairy wings in her spare time, enjoys cheese in all of its wide and varied forms, and dreams of moving to Canada someday, where she plans to build a truly ludicrous number of snowmen. 

Wednesday: Elaine McDivitt, Issue 18

Author Elaine McDivitt amusingly steering boat

Elaine McDivitt is a full-time partner in a landscaping business that grows perennials for garden centres. Her past includes fifteen years of training race-horses. She has two adult children who recall their mother constantly reading to them and to herself. Nine years ago she pursued her passion for writing by taking the Humber College mentor program. She loves her book club so much she works her holidays around it. Her story, ‘The Tape’, appeared in Issue 18 as the winner of the 4th annual Raven Short Story Contest.

Thursday: Elizabeth Armerding, Issue 13

Elizabeth Armerding lives in Vancouver, BC, and enjoys bikes, condiments, and leaving an unwelcome trail of glitter. Her poem, ‘F/G/C/F (Country Love Sestina)’ breaks down the components of love and a good country music song.

Friday: Emily Linstrom, Issue 10

Emily Linstrom is an American writer and artist residing in Italy.  Her work has been featured in a number of publications including Carve Magazine, Three Rooms PressA Women’s Thing, and The Wisdom Daily. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her first novel, a Gothic horror-romance-comedy penned entirely by accident following her move overseas. Her story ‘Black Blizzard,’ a tale of the Depression-era American Dust Bowl narrated by an intrepid young fairytale enthusiast, was the 2015 Raven Short Story Contest winner.

Issue 10 small

2019 Year of Authors: 4 – 8 March

In honour of Pulp Literature Press’s fifth anniversary and of all the people who have contributed to our success we have declared 2019 our Year of Authors, celebrating the amazing artists and authors from the first twenty issues of Pulp Literature.

Every weekday we are featuring one of these creators on our Facebook page, and the issues that person contributed to will be on sale for a whopping 50% off.  Make a note of the authors and artists you’re following and jump on these deals.  Some print issues are rare and getting scarcer, so nab them while you still can!

Here’s our line-up for the ninth week…

4th March – 8th March 2019

Monday: Deborah WalkerIssue 3

Deborah Walker grew up in the most stereotypical English town in the country, but she soon high-tailed it down to London, where she now lives with her partner, Chris, and her two young children. She writes all types of science fiction, horror and fantasy, poetry and short stories. Find Deborah in the British Museum trawling the past for future inspiration. Her stories have appeared in Nature magazine’s Futures, Cosmos, Daily Science Fiction and The Year’s Best SF 18.  Read her delightful short story ‘Aunty Merkel’ in Pulp Literature Issue 3, Summer 2014.

Tuesday: Diane TuckerIssue 3 & 8

Diane Tucker: triple threat Vancouver poet, novelist, and playwright. Her poems have been published in numerous anthologies and in more than sixty journals in Canada and abroad. Her first novel, His Sweet Favour, was released by Thistledown Press in 2009. Her most recent book of poems, Bonsai Love, was released by Harbour Publishing in 2014.  Her  poem ‘Caffe Pettirosso’ won the Magpie Award for Poetry in 2015, and she was the final judge for the 2016 Magpie Award.

Wednesday: Donald Dewey, Issue 5

Donald Dewey has published 37 books of fiction, nonfiction, and drama for such houses as Little, Brown, HarperCollins, St. Martin’s Press, and Carroll and Graf. His short story, ‘The Pledge’, appeared in Issue 5. The protagonist of ‘The Pledge,’ private detective Paul Finley, is also the protagonist of The Bolivian Sailor and two other published books in the series, Wake Up and Smell the Bees and The Fantasy League Murders.

Thursday: dvsduncan, Issue 8

Born in Vancouver BC, dvsduncan now lives in New Westminster with his lovely wife (frequent PL cover artist Melissa Mary Duncan) and a troublesome cat. He holds degrees in English and Landscape Architecture but it is life that has taught him the most. His stories are all true, though not factual. Make of that what you will.

Friday: Douglas Smith, Issue 12

Douglas Smith is an award-winning Canadian author whose short fiction has appeared in over thirty countries. His books include a novel, The Wolf at the End of the World, and the collections Chimerascope and Impossibilia, and the writer’s guide, Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction. Doug is a three-time winner of Canada’s Aurora Award, and has been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, CBC’s Bookies Award, Canada’s juried Sunburst Award, and France’s juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane.

2019 Bumblebee Longlist

The 2019 Bumblebee Flash Fiction Prize Longlist lives up to its name! The hive was packed full of busy bees this year, and the results of their hard work are golden, rich, and oh so tempting… Stay tuned for the release of the Bumblebee Shortlist mid March.

*Names appear in alphabetical order by first name. If you see a name more than once, that means an author has multiple pieces under consideration!

Andrew Owen Dugas
Erin Evans
Jenn Marx
Jess Simms
John Corry
Josephine Greenland
Kate Felix
Kate Felix
Kate Felix
KT Wagner
Laura Manuel
Lee Ching Kai
Mitchell Toews
Nancy Ludmerer
Nancy Ludmerer
Philip Scholz
Richard Arbib
Robin Lee Lovelace
Ron Lavalette
Ron Lavalette
Sarah Josephine Pendergraft
Scott C Bridges
Soramimi Hanarejima
Willow Croft
Zoë Johnson

Congratulations to all these talented authors for tempting us with their honeyed words.  Best of luck in the next round!

 

Pulp Literature Year 1 & 2

2019 Year of Authors: 25 Feb – 1 Mar

In the eighth week of our 2019 Year of Authors, we have a wonderful lineup of Pushcart and Rhysling poets… and Dave Beynon (award winning in his own right, just not a poet).

Here’s our line-up for the eighth week …

25th February – 1st March 2019

Monday: Daniel Aristi, Issue 13

Pushcart nominee and Issue 13 poet, Daniel Aristi, was born in Spain, and studied French Literature at the French Lycée in San Sebastian. He now lives and writes in Switzerland with his family. Daniel’s work has appeared in Queen’s Ferry Press Anthology 2016, LA Review, Brilliant Flash Fiction and Berkeley Poetry Review.
 

Tuesday: Daniela Elza, Issues 4 and 5

Another Pushcart nominated poet, Daniela Elza was a runner-up in the first ever Magpie Award for Poetry, published in Issue 4, as well as the first Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize in Issue 5. She holds a doctorate in Philosophy of Education and work tirelessly in Vancouver’s Literary community. Daniela’s latest poetry collection will be published by Mother Tongue Publishing in 2020, and she has a book on poetic collaborations forthcoming.

Wednesday: Darrell LindseyIssue 3

Donald Dewey has written some 40 books of fiction and nonfiction, including his latest Mosquitoes and Tortoises, from Sunbury Press.  As well he as contributed scores of stories to magazines and other periodicals. He has also had some 30 plays staged in Europe and the United States. Donald’s awards include those named after Nelson Algren and the Actors Studio. Dewey is a widower with one son and lives in Jamaica, New York. Darrell Lindsey makes our 4th Pushcart nominated poet this week. His poem, ‘Stone Horses’, appeared in Issue 3, and he won the 2012 Science Fiction Poetry Association Contest (Long Form category) while his haiku and tanka have garnered numerous international awards. 

Thursday: Dave Beynon, Issue 20

Another author with a background too varied to list, Dave Beynon’s stories have appeared in periodicals and anthologies, received an honourable mention in The Best Horror of the Year, and he was shortlisted for the inaugural Terry Pratchett Prize.  He grew up on farmland in Southern Ontario and now lives in a small town outside of Toronto with his family.

Friday: David Clink, Issue 2 & 14

Another Rhysling Award nominee this week! David Clink has four collections of poetry including The Role of Lightning in Evolution from Chizine Publications. He hosts and  organizes the annual Dead Poets Society Night in Toronto. His poem ‘A sea monster tells his story’ won the Aurora Award for Best Poem/Song in 2013.

2019 Year of Authors: 18 – 22 Feb

In honour of Pulp Literature Press’s fifth anniversary and of all the people who have contributed to our success we have declared 2019 our Year of Authors, celebrating the amazing artists and authors from the first twenty issues of Pulp Literature.

Every weekday we are featuring one of these creators on our Facebook page, and the issues that person contributed to will be on sale for a whopping 50% off.  Make a note of the authors and artists you’re following and jump on these deals.  Some print issues are rare and getting scarcer, so nab them while you still can!

Here’s our line-up for the seventh week…

18th February – 22nd February 2019

Monday: Christine Leviczky Riek, Issue 20

Christine Leviczky Riek is a poet and photographer from Surrey, BC. Her evocative poem, ‘All I Need Is A Chair, My Red Piano, And’, was a runner-up in the 2018 Magpie Award for Poetry. She is also the winner of the Capilano Review‘s 2017 Robin Blaser Poetry Prize. Her 2017 chapbook, Inventory For A Voyage [da Capo sin’ al Fine], is available through Light Factory Publications.

Tuesday: Claire Gregory, Issue 14

Claire’s been everywhere, and her worldliness has informed her interests and her writing. She has been spinning stories all her life, both in the pages of her fiction and in her career as an archaeologist and historian. She combines her Irish storytelling heritage, a deep love of her local Australian landscape, and a particular interest in the darkest edges of human conflict, to explore the ways people lived and loved in the past. Her story, ‘Forget Me Not’ was the winner of the 2016 Surrey International Writer’s Conference Storyteller’s Award and was published in Issue 14.

Wednesday: Colin Thornton, Issue 14

Life has a roundabout way of leading one to writing. Colin Thornton studied drawing and painting in college, and played music for a few decades while he built a career in advertising. Now he’s settled into writing short stories, one of which you can read in Issue 14, titled ‘Candy-Apple Baby’.

Thursday: Conor Powers-Smith, Issue 3

Conor Powers-Smith grew up in New Jersey and Ireland. He currently works as a reporter on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts. Despite being a vocal Yankees fan, he has not, as of this writing, been murdered. His stories have appeared in AE, Daily Science Fiction, The Fog Horn, Nature, and other magazines. His short story, ‘Love For Sale’, appeared in Issue 3.

Friday: Cristina Crocker Escribano, Issue 9

Cristina Crocker Escribano’s work has appeared in The Meadow, Lake Effect, and elsewhere. She recently returned from Costa Rica, where she was a history and English teacher. A recent graduate  of the University of Michigan’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program, her flash fiction piece, ‘The Last Neanderthals’, won the 2015 Hummingbird Prize for Flash Fiction and appears in Issue 9.

2019 Year of Authors: 11 – 15 Feb

In honour of Pulp Literature Press’s fifth anniversary and of all the people who have contributed to our success we have declared 2019 our Year of Authors, celebrating the amazing artists and authors from the first twenty issues of Pulp Literature.

Every weekday we are featuring one of these creators on our Facebook page, and the issues that person contributed to will be on sale for a whopping 50% off.  Make a note of the authors and artists you’re following and jump on these deals.  Some print issues are rare and getting scarcer, so nab them while you still can!

Here’s our line-up for the sixth week …

11th February – 15th February 2019

Monday: Britt-Lise Newstead, Issue 10 & 17

Britt-Lise Newstead is a storyboard artist, concept artist, and illustrator based in Halifax. She has been part of the video game industry since 2009, and the animation industry since 2015, though her interests are numerous and never satiated. Two of her pieces, ‘She Doesn’t Know She’s Small’ and ‘The Patron Saint of the Inevitable Death of the Universe’, grace Issues 10 and 17, respectively.
Issue 10 small

Tuesday: Carol Berg, Issue 10

Former software engineer Carol Berg didn’t believe she could write one novel, never mind fifteen epic fantasies, never mind win the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature. She was Issue 10‘s featured author, and the first book in her next series is due out this year. Be sure to catch her at Norwestcon 42 this April!

Issue 10 small

Wednesday: Carolyn Oliver, Issue 13

A graduate of The Ohio State University and Boston University, Carolyn Oliver lives in Massachusetts with her family. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Slush Pile Magazine, Midway Journal, matchbook, and Constellations, among others. Carolyn’s work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Discover why all fairytales follow a common theme in her short story, ‘The Green Thread and the Blue’, in Issue 13.

Thursday: CC Humphreys, Issue 1 & 14

Footloose?He’s an actor, playwright, and fight choreographer. Oh, he’s also an award-winning novelist.  CC Humphreys is the distinguished 1st Issue feature author, appearing again in Issue 14. He’s a chimaera, like so many of our authors — and professional in every field (if his 16 published books and plethora of acting credits are anything to go by).

     

Friday: Charity Tahmaseb, Issue 15 & 19

Charity Tahmaseb has slung corn on the cob for Green Giant and jumped out of airplanes (but not at the same time). She’s worn both Girl Scout and Army green. These days, she writes fiction and works as a technical writer in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her short fiction credits include stories in Deep MagicEscape Pod, Cicada, and Pulp Literature. She’s been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize Award, and her first novel (The Geek Girl’s Guide to Cheerleading) was a YALSA 2012 Popular Paperback pick in the Get Your Geek On category. Her work consistently impresses in our writing contests, and can be read in Issue 15 & Issue 19.

Awards Nomination Season: the 2018 Round Up

We love awards! As a multi-genre publisher, we try to nominate our authors for as many awards as we can to help their careers along. For fan-based awards we rely on you, our fans who are members of organizations like the CFFSA and SFWA, to nominate your favourites.  To help you sort out eligibility, here’s a list of everything we’ve published this year, with the exception of reprints and novel exerpts, sorted by genre.  Stories that overlap genres may be listed more than once.

If you are interested in receiving complimentary review copies of any of these works, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page, and don’t forget to put us down for consideration in your respective circles!

2018 Publications

Asterisks * indicate Canadian authors.  Contest winners are identifed following the title.  For lists of specific author identities, such as women writers, writers of colour, or self-identified LGBTQIA writers please email us at info (at) pulpliterature.com.

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror

Novellas & Novelettes
Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
‘The Bridgewater Canal Mystery’ by Mel Anastasiou *
‘We Come Back Different Pt. 1’ by AJ Odasso
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
‘We Come Back Different Pt. 2’ by AJ Odasso
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
‘The Machineries of Progress’ by Mel Anastasiou *
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
Flavour of the Forsaken’ by Kristene Perron*

Short Stories 
Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
‘Desdemone’ by JJ Lee*
‘Embers’ by Misha Handman*
‘For the Love of Grey’ by Anat Rabkin*
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
‘The Commute’ by Sophie Panzer*
‘Meggie’ (Raven Contest Runner-up) – by Kerry Craven*
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
‘My Brother Paulie: A Domestic Space Odyssey’ by Alex Reece Abbott
‘The Slade Transmutation’ by Richard J O’Brien
‘Ordinary’ by Sylvia Stopforth*
‘Guardian’ by Susan Pieters*
‘Five Minutes’ by Jasmin Nyack*
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
‘Away Game’ by Mitchell Toews*
‘Small Town Superhero’ by Dave Beynon*
‘Every Town Has One’ by Epiphany Ferrell
‘Waking Up Black’ by Susan Pieters *
‘Indebted’ by Summer Jewel Keown
‘The Hub’ (SiWC Contest Runner-up) –  by Erin Evans*

Graphic Arts Short Stories
Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
‘Afloat’ by Gabriel Craven and Mikayla Fawcett*
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
‘Bone Dry’ by Roy Gray and Ben Baldwin
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
‘Blue Skies Over Nine Isles’ by Joseph Stilwell & Hugh Henderson*
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
‘Meat’ by Mel Anastasiou*

Mystery

Novellas & Novelettes
Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
‘The Bridgewater Canal Mystery’ by Mel Anastasiou *
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
‘Stella Ryman and the Mystery of the Mah-Jongg Box’ by Mel Anastasiou *
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
‘The Machineries of Progress’ by Mel Anastasiou *

Contemporary, Literary, and Historical

Short Stories
Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
‘One Safe Place’, by Erin Slaughter
‘Lineman’ by Susan Pieters*
‘Theft of Confidence’ by Soramimi Hanarejima
‘Just Down the Hall’ (Hummingbird Prize) – by Jeanette Topar
‘The Bruised Peach’ (Hummingbird Prize Runner-up) – by William Kaufmann
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
‘Bug in my Ear’ by Susan Pieters*
‘The Tape’ (Raven Contest Winner) – Elaine McDivitt*
‘MVP’ (SiWC Contest Winner) – by Michelle Barker*
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
‘The Potato Bug War’ by Charity Tahmaseb*
‘Towing the Mustang’ (SiWC Contest Runner-up) –  by Keltie Zubko*
‘Lullaby, Valentine, Paper Crane’ (Bumblebee Contest Winner) by RS Wynn
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
‘Gross Motor’ by Sara Mang*
‘Alphabet Soup’ by Alex Reece Abbott

Poetry

Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
‘Devonian’ by Emily Osborne *
‘Tattoo’ by John Davies
‘You don’t know your life anyway’ by Kelli Allen
‘Sea Changes’ by Matilda Berke
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
‘Colour Blind Son’ by Susan Alexander*
‘On a Dark Lake’s Edge’ by Angela Rebrec*
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
‘First Date’ by Maria Pascualy
‘He Had This Thing’ by James Norcliffe
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
‘Leather wraps both our shoulders, and I will call you my lungs, my falconer, guidepost’ (Magpie Award Winner) – by Kelli Allen
‘All I Need Is A Chair, My Red Piano, And’ (Magpie Award Runner-up) – by Christine Leviczky Riek*
‘My desk’ (Magpie Award Runner-up) – by Angela Caravan*

Artwork

Cover Art
Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018
Patron Saint of the Inevitable Death of the Universe,
by Britt-Lise Newstead*
Pulp Literature Issue 18, Spring 2018
Windseeker,
by Akem*
Pulp Literature Issue 19, Summer 2018
After the Tsunami,
by Tais Teng
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
Jinn  by Ben Baldwin

Illustrations
Pulp Literature Issue 20, Autumn 2018
Illustration for ‘Away Game’ by John Henry Friesen*

Body of work, Mel Anastasiou: Pulp Literature Issues 17 – 20

Body of work, JM Landels: Illustrations for Allaigna’s Song: Aria in Pulp Literature Issue 17, Winter 2018

John W. Campbell Award for New Writer (2017-2018)

JM Landels for Allaigna’s Song: Overture (2017) and Allaigna’s Song: Aria (Serialized in Pulp Literature 2017 – 2018)