Issue #3: Counseling (May 2017)

Contributors -

Click on the contributors' names to read their pieces. Some are excerpted, some are available in full.

Christine Smallwood - "The Fruits of the Spirit"

Christine Smallwood writes the New Books column for Harper's Magazine. Her fiction has been published in The Paris Review, n+1, and Vice.

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya - "Anik's Warning"

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya  is Russia’s most celebrated living author and playwright. Suppressed for decades, she became a household name after the Soviet Union’s collapse. Petrushevskaya paints, performs her own songs, publishes stories and plays and actively participates in philanthropy. She is seventy-seven and lives in Moscow. 

Anna Summers has translated and co-translated four volumes of Petrushevskaya’s work. The most recent, a memoir, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel, came out in February.

Amie Barrodale - "Jealousy"

Amie Barrodale is the author of the story collection You Are Having a Good Time.

Daivd Moloney, the Mountainview MFA Student Contest Winner - "Counsel"

David Moloney  David Moloney graduated from UMASS Lowell in 2015 with a BA in English/Creative Writing. This June, he will completed his MFA in Fiction at The Mountainview MFA. He is represented by Trident Media Group for his forthcoming novel-in-stories, Barkerhouse Stories.

Townies: An Interview with Andre Dubus III