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Volume 35.2 Now Available!

Congrats to our June Writer’s Regimen Winner!


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. It was difficult for our editorial staff to narrow down the submissions we received following February’s Writer’s Regimen! We’re pleased to congratulate Alexandra Brenner on her winning piece, “Peculiar Vessels.”

You can read Alexandra Brenner’s winning piece here!

Podcast: Bob Shacochis

Bob Shacochis’s first collection of stories, Easy in the Islands, won the National Book Award for First Fiction, and his second collection, The Next New World, was awarded the Prix de Rome from the Academy of Arts and Letters. He is also the author of the novel Swimming in the Volcano, a finalist for the National Book Award, and The Immaculate Invasion, a work of literary reportage that was a finalist for the New Yorker Literary Award for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year. The Woman Who Lost Her Soul won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, was a Best Book of the Year in ten major publications and on NPR, and was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Listen to Bob Shacochis read at The Warehouse in Tallahassee, FL here.

Book Review: Michael Chabon’s Moonglow

“I firmly believe that Michael Chabon is one of the greatest American stylists writing today, and for evidence I produce these lines: “He would put his hand on von Braun’s shoulder the way the old priest’s gnarled paw now lay benedictive on his own. He would transmit to von Braun the only message lonely slaves of gravity might send: We see you—we are here.” In these lines, the novel’s protagonist, ostensibly Michael Chabon’s grandfather, stares at a V-2 rocket with an elderly German priest amid the wreckage of World War II…”

Read the full review here.