by Tom Hofmann About six years had passed before I began to write about electroconvulsive therapy. I had thought about the procedure in the intervening years, but I hadn’t pulled the parts together. To do so would require acknowledging that it had occurred. It was real, despite my wishes to the contrary, and writing about [...]
Yearly Archives: 2002
by Judith Ennamorato As a child she could will them to materialize simply by closing her large hazel eyes for a couple of minutes and believing: truly believing. That appeared to be the key…true belief as opposed to ‘pretend’ belief.
by Laura C. Alonso Third time that day, he was on me. On me like bees to a flower (or flies on shit, he’d correct me, no doubt). Sucking sweet nectar and breathing that breath — damn that breath –’round my head, in my ear, pestering, bugging, like a bee he annoyed me. But I [...]
by Nan Wheeler I was shuffling through my nightstand drawer when I came across the two letters. They were dated 8 years apart and represented all that was left of, at best, an always-tentative relationship.
Year 2000 Honorable Mention Billy Moore’s novel is about a boy’s eleventh summer, set during the 1956 polio epidemic. Sent into isolation at his grandparents’ small farm in Alabama, we follow his adventures in rural America ‘ a world that has all but disappeared today. Based closely on Moore’s childhood. Cracker’s Mule is currently available [...]
by chris offutt The judge for the 2002 SFWP literary awards program is Chris Offutt. He sent along an article on writing originally published in Ace Weekly.
by jayne anne phillips The judge for our 2001 literary awards program was Jayne Anne Phillips. To read about Jayne Anne, spin on by the main SFWP site or visit her webpage. This story originally appeared in “Why I Write”; edited by Will Blythe.
by Adam Browne Aurealis Award winner Adam Browne was a runner-up in the SFWP year 2000 literary awards program. His work has appeared in HQ, Aurealis and Orb. In 1999 and 2000, he was on the Aurealis Award shortlist. In 2002, the Aurealis went to “The Weatherboard Spaceship,” which will be featured here in October.
by kate horsley Kate Horsley served as associate judge in the SFWP year 2000 literary awards program. She is the author of Crazy Woman, A Killing in New Town and Confessions of a Pagan Nun. Stop by the SFWP Features section for more information.
by jody a. reale 2001 Finalist Jody A. Reale is an essayist and humorist from the Rocky Mountains. She maintains a strong web presence at Jodyreale.com.
The SFWP Journal was founded in 2002 and is home to an eclectic group of authors. The journal's mission is to recognize excellence in writing and provide a voice for the SFWP community. Find out more about us right here. Interested in writing for SFWP? Please visit the submissions page for more information.