Charles Holdefer



¤ March 16: Rencontre L E A R
Lire et Ecrire à La Rochelle, France.
Lycée Dautet et Lycée Saint Exupéry.

May 4: Reading at University of
Leuven, Belgium, for the ENSFR
conference: "Short Fiction: Co-texts
and Contexts."

June 18-23: Come to Philadelphia!
Rosemont Writers' Retreat. Workshops
and readings.
Check it out.

July 16-21: See you in Iowa City at
the Iowa Summer Writing Festival.
Check it out.  


¤ A new collection of short fiction will
be published in 2017:
Dick Cheney in
. Details forthcoming.

¤ A
book-length essay, George
Saunders' Pastoralia: Bookmarked,
forthcoming in late 2017 from Ig Books.

¤ See a
review of King Lear with
Glenda Jackson in the lead at
ondon's Old Vic.

¤ "The Raptor" has won a Pushcart
Prize! It's in the 2017 anthology.

Special thanks to the
Quarterly Review!

¤ A new short story, "Big and Nasty," is
The New England Review.

¤ See a review of Józef Mackiewicz's
important novel
Road to Nowhere.

¤ See Charles' review of George Saund
Tenth of December in New York
Journal of Books

¤ See an essay in
Library Journal.

¤ See reviews by Charles of
Home by
Toni Morrison and
Stripped by Nicole
Monaghan, ed.

¤ Brooklyn's
Slice magazine has
chosen the short story "Just Desserts"
for its Spotlight feature.

¤ For more short fiction, see

¤ See Charles' review of Desdemona
directed by Peter Sellars, text by Toni
Morrison, music by Rokia Traoré

¤ For an archive of all reviews by
Charles, see

¤ An essay on "Mind Rhyme"
appeared in
The Antioch Review.

¤ Casa Editrice Fernandel, the Italian
publisher of
The Contractor, has
released its translation:

traduzione: Elena Battista
prezzo: € 14,00
isbn: 978-88-95865-03-4
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