The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Vanessa Blakeslee's latest book, Perfect Conditions: stories (Curbside Splendor) is the winner of the Foreword Reviews’ 2018 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award for the Short Story. She is the author of the novels, Juventud (2015) and Train Shots (2014), both of which received awards and accolades. Her writing has appeared in The Southern Review, The Paris Review Daily, The Globe and Mail, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Kenyon Review Online, and many other places. You can find her at vanessablakeslee.com and on Instagram, Facebook, and Medium.