CHRISTINA MILLETTIs fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, such as the Masters Review, Denver Quarterly, the Cincinnati Review, Alaska Quarterly, American Letters & Commentary, and Harcourts Best New American Voices (among other places). Her collection of short stories, The Religious & Other Fictions, was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press. She has just finished a novel called Choke Box: a fem-noir (an excerpt appears in the Akashic Books anthology Buffalo Noir), and is now at work on a new collection of stories called Erratics. She teaches at the University at Buffalo where she curates the Exhibit X Fiction Series and helped to found UBs new MA in English/Innovative Writing program.
At the outset of John Domini’s book of essays and criticism, The Sea God’s Herb (Dzanc Books, 2014), he reflects on the trajectory of his writing over the past several decadesthree novels, with a fourth novel out next year, a book of poems, and two story collections, in addition to Movieola!, published this summerbefore diving into a cross-section of writers, past and present, who each in their own way advance what he calls “non-traditional storytelling:” writing that pushes expectations, searches beyond borders, writing that reconfigures ordinary language in extraordinary ways.