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Colorado Book Award Finalist

Carina Bissett is pleased to announce that Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas (Hex Publishers) is a FINALIST for the Colorado Book Awards. Finalists (Anthology and General Fiction) for the 2022 Colorado Book Awards will be reading at the BookBar in Denver on Friday, May 20 at 2 PM. Register for this free event … More Colorado Book Award Finalist

“When the Pen Is Still” –Brook Bhagat

Brook Bhagat‘s haiku, “When the Pen Is Still,” was inspired by the true story of a widower swan. It benefitted from workshopping in the Nearby Universe, and was recently named a runner-up in Loud Coffee Press’s 3rd annual haiku contest. Read it and all the runners-up HERE.

“Eerie Lake” — Great Lakes Review

The Nearby Universe is happy to announce the acceptance of Candace R. Craig’s creative nonfiction piece, “Eerie Lake,” to Great Lakes Review. “Eerie Lake” recounts the true invasion of sea serpents that once decimated most of the fish populations in all the Great Lakes above Niagara Falls, bringing about an aquatic apocalypse. Thanks to the … More “Eerie Lake” — Great Lakes Review


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