The story behind the story “The Missing Ingredient”
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…)
Kathleen Ingraham, author of “A Little Bit of Sunshine”
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…)
Volume 2 is HERE!
SECOND VOLUME OF YOUNG ADULT LITERARY ANTHOLOGY HAS BEEN PUBLISHED (more…)
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!
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…)
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 email@example.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.
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…)