Molly Ivors Prize Winner

About a month ago, Sean Carswell’s “Publishing House” class met to decide who the winner of the Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction would be.  Prior to the class, we narrowed the submissions down to a top 10, then a top 4.  The discussion took hours.  Students made impassioned pleas for Ben Nadler’s The Book Peddler,…

Judging the Contest

All of the submissions for the Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction have been gathered, pored over, and judged.  It’s incredible how many great submissions we received.  We feel a little humbled that writers trusted us with their best.  It’s tough to narrow the manuscripts down to one winner.  But we’ve debated and made our cases…

Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction

The Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction is drawing to a close.  The deadline for submissions is January 17, 2014.  We’ve gotten some great submissions already.  Don’t let that discourage you.  Send us your best work.  For more information, visit our Contest page.

Interview with Brad Listi

Occasionally, two of the Gorsky Press co-founders will team up to record a podcast.  We talk with various people who are trying to create a culture rather than just accept the one that’s being sold to them.  We call the podcast Intentionally Bad Capitalists. We recently chatted with Brad Listi of Other People fame.  It…

Gorsky Press Story Podcast Round Nine

Featuring Myriam Gurba, Brodie Foster Hubbard, and John Ross Bowie Periodically, Gorsky Press posts new short stories for free download and streaming on the Gorsky Press Bandcamp page. This round, we proudly present: Myriam Gurba reads two poem-y stories (super short), “Roving You Is Easy” and “Forever Egg Fu Yung,” and a short, short, short…

Gorsky Press Podcast Round 8

Each month, Gorsky Press posts three new short stories for free download and streaming on the Gorsky Press Bandcamp page. This month, we proudly present: Alice Bag Reads “The Orpheum Show,” an excerpt from Violence Girl, East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage, A Chicana Punk Story. When Alice’s boyfriend Nicky Beat invites her to see…