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

New Novella – The Plaza Literary Prize 2016 Winner

“Cut the Thread opens with a mysterious death at the opera that sets a quiet, upscale neighborhood on edge. Walters subverts the cozy and the quaint, controlling a panoramic narrative of shifting perspectives and interconnected character focus like a deft puppet-master. Classical music is present throughout the book, and it is clear that it lends an inspiration for a style of compositional control in the writing. Evoking a sense of place and how people move about a city, the crisscrossing movements of the characters is dizzying in the best way.”READ MORE

New Novella – Summer Writing Project 2016 Winner

The Goldfish is a grounded, touching, tranche-de-vie, wrapped in a seventies-style, high-concept sci-fi blanket. Dunlap manages to draw the reader into an unbelievable world by crafting a completely believable drama focusing on a protagonist that’s instantly relatable—a smart man, troubled, but still striving to do right by the people in his life. Stanislaw Lem would be proud, and Ryan Dunlap should be too.”