October 2007

Facing Pages Conference — Blue Lake, NY (the Adirondacks)
Friday, October 19 — Sunday, October 21, 2007
@ Minnowbrook Conference Center (www.minnowbrook.org)

On Saturday, October 20th, Veronica (Fractious/[SIC]/Seven Stories/Fiction) and Israel Mirsky (Fiction), will be moderating the New Technologies panel at the Facing Pages Conference. Facing Pages brings together literary presenters, publishers, and educational organizations for a statewide convening. The theme this year is New Leaders in Literature. Organized by LitTAP with support from the New York State Council of the Arts.

More information: www.littap.org/info.php

April 2007

Fractious Press was the recipient of the Goodman Fund Grant!

December 2006

Lost Positives author John Cotrona was on a panel at the Independent and Small Press Book Fair called "Seize The Day: Groundbreaking Fiction Writers Charting Turbulent Waters." Watch videos of the event here.

Here’s what Janine Armin had to say about it:

"The ever-eloquent Ed Park, an editor for The Believer and former editor of the Village Voice Literary Supplement, moderated a panel on writing good fiction under the corporate gun. T Cooper, Peter Plate, and John Cotrona proffered animated commentary … Self-published author John Cotrona, who ‘purposely hadn’t smoked pot since noon,’ was lucid enough to mention the importance of good book design in grabbing the attention of potential readers … "

Read the entire review at The Danforth Review.

Also, for more info on the event, check out MBP News.