Mark Your Calendars! (February)

See what’s coming up in February!

The Clay Reynolds Novella Prize Judge Announcement!

TRP is excited to announce that Michael Martone will be the final judge of the 2023 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize.

New Release: Jane V. Blunschi, Mon Dieu, Love

Set in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mon Dieu, Love is the story of Elise and Carrie Briggs, a pair of sisters stuck in a non-stop loop of relationship mistakes, attempts at sobriety from drugs, alcohol, and general lesbian drama, and accidental, unwelcome emotional growth.

New Release: Deirdre Danklin, Catastrophe

At fourteen, two schoolgirls slit their palms with safety scissors and promised to be in each other’s lives forever.

2021 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize, Winner

Congratulations to Deirdre Danklin who won the 2021 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize for her novella Catastrophe!

New Release: Cecilia Pinto, Imagine the Dog

Ricky Rudolph experiences a revelation that causes him to believe that he has been called by God to imitate Jesus, literally…

2020 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize Winner

Congratulations to Cecilia Pinto for winning the 2020 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize! We look forward to publishing Imagine the Dog in Spring 2021. Established in 2001, The Clay Reynolds Novella Prize seeks to highlight one book a year that excels in the novella format. Since 2019 the Prize comes with a $500 advance, a standardContinue reading “2020 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize Winner”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Dylan Fisher

“‘Is this gonna be a brain book or a heart book?’ Nonsense! Great books hit both—and hit hard.”

Weeding Out the Good Reads

My friend has a habit of reading the last page of a book, before ever looking at the first page.

Another friend doesn’t judge a book by its cover, rather they glance at its spine.

Yet another friend does this thing where they looks at a book’s sleeve, reads the author’s biography and pretends to talk to the author by wondering, how did you get from point A to point B? How can I get published?