Announcement or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Word

HFR is proud to announce its third chapbook contest, a FICTION feature. Lucy Corin will serve as final judge.


LUCY CORIN is the author of the short story collection The Entire Predicament (Tin House Books) and the novel Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls (FC2). The collection One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses was released in September 2013 from McSweeney’s Books.

Stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, Ploughshares, Tin House Magazine, New Stories From the South: The Year’s Best and many other places. She’s been a fellow at Breadloaf and Sewanee, and a resident at Yaddo and the Radar Lab. She spent 2012-13 living at the American Academy in Rome as the 2012 John Guare Fellow in Literature. She is at work on a novel, The Swank Hotel.

Lucy Corin has a BA from Duke University and an MFA from Brown. She’s an Associate Professor at University of California, Davis where she teaches in the English Department and Creative Writing Program along with fiction writers Pam Houston, Lynn Freed, and Yiyun Li, and poets Joshua Clover, Joe Wenderoth, and Alan Williamson.

*Entry fees are set at $10, with the winner receiving a $250 prize. Read more and submit to the contest hereAll entrants receive 1-year digital subscriptions to HFR.


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