Thirsty Thursdays: Micah Dean Hicks

Thank you, Majesta Miles at Bookie Blog, for saying such kind things about Electricity and Other Dreams!

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http://bookieblogs.blogspot.com/2014/07/thirsty-thursdays-micah-dean-hicks.html

Love the mention of Bodcaw. I been there.

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Nelson Algren Award Finalist

Congratulations to Ben Hoffman on winning the 2014 Nelson Algren Award in short fiction.

I’m really pleased to be included as one of four finalists. More information here.

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Warehouse Reading Tomorrow

Warehouse Reading Tomorrow

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Frank O’Connor Award Longlist

Thanks to Locus Online for mentioning Electricity and Other Dreams as an entry of genre interest in the Frank O’Connor Award!

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My Life with the Hare

I just found out that Athena Pappas of Shady Side Review featured a poem I wrote for them in a vlog post back in 2012.

Here’s a link to the video. Mine  starts around 1:25. And thanks to Athena for featuring my bizarre animal fable poem!

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American Book Review

Brooke Wonders, author of this amazing story in Clarkesworld Magazine, was kind enough to write a review of Electricity and Other Dreams for the American Book Review.

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“This collection is exuberantly intelligent and succeeds at speaking to a range of social phenomena while working within a playful yet incisive folkloric mode. The collection is a strong debut that ranks Hicks among other excellent contemporary fabulists from Blake Butler to Carmen Maria Machado to Karin Tidbeck. These are twenty-five guns well juggled.”

http://americanbookreview.org/currentIssue.asp

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Podcast in Superstition Review

The podcast of my Superstition review story, “The Man with Strange Luck,” is available as a free download via iTunes:

http://superstitionreview.asu.edu/blog/2014/06/03/sr-podvod-series-micah-dean-hicks/

And in case you missed it the first time, here’s a link to the print version:

http://superstitionreview.asu.edu/issue13/fiction/micahhicks

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