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The Plaza Literary Prize 2017 – Steve Niilo

The final selection from The Plaza Literary Prize, our annual national novella competition, will feature cover artwork by Steve Niilo. Steve Niilo is an illustrator and experimenter living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Using a mixture of traditional and digital techniques alongside a cornucopia of line, shape and color, he creates images that speak from the heart and tickle the senses.READ MORE

Summer Writing Project 2017

The Summer Writing Project is an annual collaboration between 1888 and JukePop that advocates writing and supports reading. This joint venture presents authors with the opportunity to craft their novellas one chapter at a time with immediate quantitative and qualitative feedback from their readers, while also broadcasting their words to an audience eager for the next great storyteller.READ MORE

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