AFLW: Excerpt + Q&A with Steph Cha

Excerpt & Q&A: YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY by Steph Cha In her new novel, YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY, Steph Cha brings her crime-writing prowess to the aftermath of racially charged 90s’ Los Angeles. The result is a page-turning thriller driven by honesty, tension and an unyielding willingness to speak the emotional experience of its characters.… Continue reading AFLW: Excerpt + Q&A with Steph Cha

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“CA Lit Journal List” Update

  Based in Lagunitas, CA, The Bare Life Review was founded in 2017 as the only literary journal whose sole mission is to publish immigrant and refugee writers. While the impulse behind the journal’s founding was political, and while they recognize fully its political implications, its focus remains wholly artistic. Based in Oakland, CA, Poets Reading the News… Continue reading “CA Lit Journal List” Update

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AFLW: Excerpt from Maria Hummel’s STILL LIVES

Angels Flight * literary west is featuring an excerpt from Maria Hummel‘s new novel STILL LIVES. Hummel’s thriller delves into L.A.’s art world, a sordid place of vice, provocation, violence and, yes, mystery. When the provocateur/artist disappears into the night, a journey begins into the scene’s seedy underbelly, a place where violence is fetishized and secrets remain… Continue reading AFLW: Excerpt from Maria Hummel’s STILL LIVES

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AFLW: Excerpt from Lilliam Rivera’s DEALING IN DREAMS

Angels Flight * literary west is featuring an excerpt from Lilliam Rivera’s latest, acclaimed YA novel, DEALING IN DREAMS (Simon & Schuster). Rivera creates an intricate dystopian world, where fierce Latina girl gangs rule in order to survive. CHAPTER 8 QUEENS OF THE UNDERGROUND The streets are eerily quiet, which causes me to tighten my guard. We left… Continue reading AFLW: Excerpt from Lilliam Rivera’s DEALING IN DREAMS

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AFLW: Q&A with Aatif Rashid, author of Portrait of Sebastian Khan

Angels Flight * literary west features an excerpt plus a Q&A between Aatif Rashid and AFLW Fiction Editor Pete Hsu about character development, themes exploring ongoing gender and racial-political issues and a new kind of POC narrative. Aatif Rashid is the author of the novel PORTRAIT OF SEBASTIAN KHAN (713 Books), a uniquely beautiful, compelling and… Continue reading AFLW: Q&A with Aatif Rashid, author of Portrait of Sebastian Khan

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“CA LIT JOURNAL LIST” UPDATE

INSCAPE: The literary journal of the Pasadena City College creative writing department. INSCAPE’s print issue appears in the Spring of each year. PCC Students edit the literary magazine, market the magazine, design the magazine, and put it into print. Submissions for the PRINT issue are exclusively open to people directly associated with PCC, such as… Continue reading “CA LIT JOURNAL LIST” UPDATE

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