Thursday, August 30, 2012

upstreet number eight August
Journal of the Month selection

upstreet number eight, featuring an interview with award-winning Canadian author Douglas Glover, has been one of two literary journals available to subscribers of Journal of the Month, a new service which enables readers to sample a variety of literary magazines. The other August selection was the New England Review.

Douglas Glover is the author of five story collections, four novels, two books of essays, and The Enamoured Knight, a book about Don Quixote and novel form. His best-selling novel Elle won the 2003 Governor-General’s Award for Fiction and was short-listed for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He currently teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. His most recent book is Attack of the Copula Spiders and Other Essays on Writing (Biblioasis, 2012). To read an excerpt from the upstreet number eight interview, go to Glover’s online literary journal, Numéro Cinq.

upstreet number eight is available at Barnes & Noble, Hastings, and Books-A-Million bookstores, on, and at some independent bookstores. It can also be ordered directly from our website.

The submission period for upstreet number nine will begin on September 1, 2012; to read the guidelines and submit, go here.