5
Apr

Story behind the story: Paul Heinz’s The Missing Ingredient

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The story behind the story “The Missing Ingredient”

PAUL HEINZ
www.paulheinz.com

A transcription of a conversation with my therapist, July 2012

Therapist: So in summary, what you seem to be saying is that you’re still holding onto the humiliation you felt as a teenager.

Me:  Well, duh. Isn’t everyone? (more…)

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3
Apr

The story behind the story: Kathleen Ingraham

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Kathleen Ingraham, author of “A Little Bit of Sunshine”
www.seekathleenwrite.com

My story, “A Little Bit of Sunshine” began while I was attending the Solstice MFA Program at Pine Manor College. I was taking a class from the amazing David Yoo about beginnings.  One of our assignments was to write the first sentence of a story. The opening sentence to my piece is what I wrote. (more…)

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1
Apr

SUCKER VOLUME 2 PRESS RELEASE

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Volume 2 is HERE!

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Press Release

SECOND VOLUME OF YOUNG ADULT LITERARY ANTHOLOGY  HAS BEEN PUBLISHED  (more…)

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9
Mar

SNEAK PEEK AT THE COVER OF VOLUME 2

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Sneak peek at SUCKER volume 2 due out April 1!

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27
Feb

SUCKER will be at AWP with some AWESOME friends!

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SUCKER LITERARY WILL JOIN Paper Lantern Lit, YARN, figment, Red 14 Films, SMITH PUBLICITY, Open book Publicity, The RoundTable Podcast at “SO YOU WANT TO BE A YA WRITER?” cocktail party at AWP in Boston. Join us!

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28
Jan

Sucker T-shirt Models

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Below are images from a recent fashion shoot featuring our illustrious editor-in-chief, Hannah and even more illustrious art director, Alyssa (okay, only one pic of her). (more…)

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14
Jan

Tumblr, Swag, AWP…oh my!

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Some tidbits from the front lines of Sucker:

  • We are now on Tumblr, spearheaded by our marketing editor Hannah (cool name) Squires. Contact her at suckertumblr@gmail.com
  • Sucker has merch now. Check out our shop on CafePress. Cool t-shirts, tote bag, and magnets. More to come…http://www.cafepress.com/suckerliteraryboutique
  • We will be at AWP this March…no table but our presence will be known…https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/overview
  • Volume 2 is coming together. Look for some teasers in the coming weeks before we go to press.

Stay tuned for a blog this week from one of the writers that we will feature in volume 2.

 

 

 

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29
Dec

NEWS

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Hello Sucker Fans and Friends!

We are hard at work on volume 2 of our literary journal, working through our copyedits as the new year approaches. We anticipate that this volume will be published in March 2013, available in both print and digital versions. It’s been a long journey to find these 9 suckerlicious short stories—we had hundreds of submissions, including an additional Open Door Day on October 1 that brought us another 50 or so. Now that we have found these suckerlicious delights, we are dying to share them with you all and are very excited and proud to publish such amazing work. (more…)

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7
Dec

NEW LOGO!!!!

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Hi Folks!!  Alyssa here.  Sucker Literary has a new logo:

Sucker Logo Bright Lolli (more…)

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