SWP16 – Irvin Rodriguez

The final selection from our third annual Summer Writing Project will feature cover artwork by Irvin Rodriguez. Irvin is a NY based Painter & Illustrator. He graduated in 2010 from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in Illustration. While attending FIT, he studied simultaneously at the Grand Central Academy of Art. In 2011, Irvin was the Gold Award winner for the 27th L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest.READ MORE

Mariya Suzuki Collection

Our eleventh novella collection features the artwork of Japanese illustrator Mariya Suzuki. Mariya received her BFA in Illustration at California State University, Long Beach. She recently decided to move to Tokyo, after many years living in her hometown Nara. She illustrated the covers for A Stalled Ox by Dean Moses, Beneath Blair Mountain by Shannon Barnsley, and Let’s Stalk Rex Jupiter! by Allison Spector.

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Summer Writing Project 2015 – Review

The Summer Writing Project is an annual collaboration between 1888 and JukePop that advocates writing and supports reading.

Both 1888 and JukePop champion two abandoned mediums. 1888 fights for the novella — a distinctive, often overlooked literary form that offers the focus of a short story and the scope of a novel, while JukePop is rejuvenating the lost art of the serial, pioneered at the dawn of publishing, when authors such as Charles Dickens received critical acclaim and feedback from mass audiences by serializing novels one chapter at a time.READ MORE