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BOOK REVIEW BY FICTION SOUTHEAST: FLASH FICTION INTERNATIONAL

A new review by Andrew Bertaina of Fiction Southeast on Flash Fiction International. Read his thoughts here

A CONVERSATION IN SPANISH WITH EL MALPENSANTE

Christopher talks to Andrés Hoyos about creative writing. Read it here in Spanish!

BOOK REVIEW BY THE SCOTSMAN: FLASH FICTION INTERNATIONAL

A great review by Roger Cox, citing: "Fragmented and rather fine, Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories From Around The World is no flash in the pan." Read more here

OVERHEARD CONVERSATIONS: CHRISTOPHER MERRILL & JOSEPH O'CONNOR

Christopher converses with Irish novelist, Joseph O'Connor about creativity at the 2015 annual U.S. Embassy Dublin conference. Watch the video.

NEW GHAZAL FOR DAWWN UPSHAW

A Spanish translation of a ghazal I wrote for Dawwn Upshaw, published by Prodavinci. Read it here

SPRING 2015 ISSUE OF 91ST MERIDIAN IS OUT!

The IWP's new issue is out, with new translations of Rilke, essays on writing in a country at war, and much more. Find out more about the contributors here

BOOK REVIEW BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: FLASH FICTION INTERNATIONAL

The first review (starred) of Flash Fiction International by Publishers Weekly. Read it here

NEW PODCAST EPISODE OF RENAISSANCE SRQ

Christopher talks in a podcast on the relationship between poetry and politics. Read it here

NEW MOOC: HOW WRITERS WRITE POETRY

The International Writing Program (IWP) is opening registration for the newest creative writing MOOC (Massive Open Online Course): How Writers Write Poetry. Join us! More information here

TRANSLATIONS ON GARNISH.ORG

Christopher is thrilled to have some of his poems translated into Armenian! Read them here