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Summer Writing Project 2017 – David Moscati

The final selection from our fourth annual Summer Writing Project will feature cover artwork by David Moscati. David Moscati is an Atlanta based designer and illustrator. A child of the 80s he is originally from Washington D.C. – where when he wasn’t drawing, playing with his German Shepherd, or reading books he could be found booting up his NES – most likely in his Ninja Turtle outfit. Not much has changed.READ MORE

The Plaza Literary Prize – 2017 Jury

The Plaza Literary Prize welcomes our 2017 Jury–Michael Dean Clark, Rachel Howzell Hall, R. Dean Johnson, Yi Shun Lai, and Krys Lee–an inspiring panel of authors, editors, journalists, and professors. Submissions for our annual novella competition begin on March 1, 2017. When the submission period closes on April 30, 2017, our judges will select one (1) novella to be published by 1888.

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1888 authors launch new science fiction press

Shaunn Grulkowski and Nate Ragolia, two members of the 1888 family, and authors of Retcontinuum (2014) and There You Feel Free (2015), respectively, have started a new science fiction press called Spaceboy Books. Both Shaunn and Nate have worked with 1888 on editing, social media and more.READ MORE

Mojave by Ryan Gattis & Kevin Staniec

Fusing Sci-Fi, Action/Adventure, and Western genres, Mojave utilizes elements of prose fiction, play, screenplay, and beat-driven illustration for a multi-layered reading experience delivered in the time it takes you to watch a feature film.READ MORE

California Writing Residency

1888 + Yefe Nof are pleased to announce the California Writing Residency. California writers from the coast and valleys to the forests and deserts are invited to apply for three two-week residencies in the mountains of Lake Arrowhead where the creative environment will nurture your craft and help carry on the tradition of the California voice.READ MORE

National Novel Writing Month

Join the Orange Public Library & History Center and the Orange Public Library Foundation for four (November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 29th) motivating writing sessions during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Each writing session will take place from 6:00pm to 8:30pm in the Orange Public Library & History Center, Rotary Conference Room at 407 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, California 92866.READ MORE