And now 5 questions for authors I dig #1 — Stacey Levine, and Brown Seaweed Soup

Friends -- I have this idea. Periodically I want to interrupt whatever I'm doing on Magically Real so that I can ask writers I respect and admire 5 questions, which they will then answer. I'm doing this so that we'll have the opportunity to hear their own unique geniussy take on writing world. Along the … Continue reading And now 5 questions for authors I dig #1 — Stacey Levine, and Brown Seaweed Soup

4 Stories we love for Storytime Sunday, 12/22/12

I've been thinking alot about communities lately, and how fortunate I am to be involved with several great ones.  Teachers who are supportive and generous, students who are supportive and generous, wonderful friends who introduce me to their friends, who are also wonderful. So here are some stories that we'd like to support over here … Continue reading 4 Stories we love for Storytime Sunday, 12/22/12

Manic Monday — Magically Real congratulates Stacey Levine, Washington State 2012 Book Awards Finalist

Dear Friends of the unreal: While we organize story collections and prepare manuscripts, here's another "plug" for a writer who is strange, brilliant, disturbing, and overall glorious. Stacey Levine published her Kafka-goes-to-Seattle-and-has-lunch-with-Barthelme-theBrothersGrimm-and-ElfriedeJelinek with Starcherone in 2011.  The name of the collection is The Girl with Brown Fur. Read it. There have been alot of reviews … Continue reading Manic Monday — Magically Real congratulates Stacey Levine, Washington State 2012 Book Awards Finalist