Billy O’Callaghan, whose story “The Boatman” appears in our most recent special-focus issue, Off the Record, released his popular novel The Dead House in May. From the publisher: Perched on an incline, with the land spilling down to a glittering sea, sits a ruined cottage. It calls to Maggie Turner, who is running from her […]

John Brandon’s gorgeous prose is just the kind we love to share, so please don’t miss “The Present Next” in our Spring issue, previewed here: Our readers will be pleased to know that Brandon’s first story collection, Further Joy, is now available, and for those new to this writer, Brandon is the author of three novels: Arkansas, Citrus […]

Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz create fascinating miniature snow globes and scenes, inspiring our Migration cover and even inspiring Jonathan Lethem, who created a story based on their snow globes. Martin & Muñoz would like to share “Traveler CCCIV” especially for Hooch readers. Calling all storytellers! Find more of their work in our Migration issue and on the […]

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TCR contributor Katherine E. Young’s stellar new book: Happy endings look like this: onions regilded, relics restored, the pathway to Hell recartooned on the wall. Even the tongues of the bells— newly hung—whisper, Redemption. —From “Zagorsk” “Katherine E. Young’s Day of the Border Guards is very much about crossing borders—those between reality and, in this case, Russia. […]

TCR contributor Greta Schuler is finishing her first novel and pursuing a master’s degree in forced migration at the University of the Witwatersrand’s African Centre for Migration and Society. As an Ambassadorial Scholar, her study and stay in Johannesburg, South Africa, is funded by Missouri Rotary District 6060. Schuler, whose essay “Empty Boxes” won our 2012 […]

“Little Reef and Other Stories announces the arrival of an original voice in literature. From Key West to Maine, Michael Carroll’s debut collection of stories depicts the lives of characters who are no longer provincial but are not yet cosmopolitan. These women and their gay male friends are ‘B-listers’ of a new, ironic, media-soaked culture. They […]