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Where y'at? September 16, 2020

The long and short of it:

Advance Readers Needed for
Saint Catastrophe by Sarah Jilek
What do you do when a cult kicks you out?

All Beth Riddle wanted was a family, but having failed to rescue her childhood friend from the clutches of a dangerous cult leader, the 20-something graduate student must gather her own legion of devotees to take revenge. Beth’s return to her childhood home sparks a war between the cult, a powerful local family, and a violent biker gang. When she flees, the armed conflict only follows, luring her back to her own destructive destiny. A darkly hallucinogenic modern noir romp through sex, crime, and comedy.  
Saint Catastrophe by Sarah Jilek will be released on October 13. Request an Advance Reader copy today.
Order Throwing It All Away
The Kindle edition of Throwing It All Away is now available for free! Also available in paperback!
Advance praise for Throwing It All Away

"Beautifully written, Nina Owen has crafted an honest and haunting trek through the grief and depression leading to the horrific suicide of her son, Sam. Through Sam’s writings, conversations, and multiple attempts at recovery, Owen carries the reader on a heartfelt search for answers, while offering the hope that Sam’s story can help others avoid the same fate."

– Zachary Steele, Executive Director, Broadleaf Writers Association

Order the book now!
Read an Interview with 
Throwing It All Away Author Nina Owen
In advance of the release of her book, Nina Owen sat down with us for an exclusive interview. Learn more about her reasons for sharing her story. Throwing It All Away will be available on September 22. 
"In February 2016, my 20-year-old son, Sam, ended his life. For a year, all I was able to do was grieve. However, in early 2017, I became inspired to write this book after uncovering Sam’s writing—journals, school papers, and other documents. I believed that the story told from both Sam’s and my points of view could help those who were suffering from suicidal ideation. I felt compelled to share this with the world with the hope that by laying bare our struggles, the book would touch another person and perhaps prevent another suicide."
 
Read the Interview
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Attend an Event with T.M. Brown
T.M. Brown has multiple author events in Georgia this month!
  • October 2, 5-9 p.m. at Foward Friday in the Corner Arts Gallery, Newnan, GA
  • October 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Main Street Market Day, Corner Arts Gallery, Newnan, GA (book signing)
  • October 10, 2-5 p.m., at Lines Between the Wines, Warm Springs Cellars, Warm Springs GA (with Angie Gallion)
Learn More
In Case Y'all Missed It

The New Southern Fugitives
The Watchtower: Volume 3, Issue 22

“And I asked if destruction was// only found in the caesura of their voices, harpooning from the/ science of street corner pulpits where my eyes only looked to/ trample their help.”

-Dimitri Reyes, “The Watchtower”

Calls for Submissions
Submission Period February 1-November 30
The New Southern Fugitives seeks previously unpublished writing and art.
We pay contributors:
$50 per book review
$15/page of prose, min $45, max $105
$40 per poem
$40 per photograph or piece of visual art
Submit to The New Southern Fugitives
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