Our writer, Mary McCluskey,  had her story accepted by Atlantic Unbound, the Web version of the Atlantic Monthly. Another writer, Beverly Lucey, had her story published in All Story Extra, the Net edition of Francis Coppola's Zoetrope .

11/00. We have nominated several of our writers for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Beverly Carol Lucey for her  "Waiting for the Flight," Jennifer Macaire for her "Honey On Your Skin," Steve Frederick for his "La Luna de Los Tres Limones" and Eric Bosse for his "Eight Years Later."

12/00. Our editor, Sue O'Neill, just had her collection of short stories accepted by Ballantine Books and had two non-fictional pieces published in Adventure Cyclist and Chatahoochie Review.  Our Publisher, Mark Budman, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize by Exquisite Corpse magazine .

1/01. Our writer Jason Gurley has his story published by Mississippi Review and another one picked up by The Rio Grande Review.

2/01. Our writer Eric Bosse's story has appeared in Francis Coppola's ZoetropeASE. Kiersten Marek's story was published in Conspire.

6/01. Our Publisher Mark Budman's story has been accepted for publication by Virginia Quarterly magazine .

9/01. Our editor Sue O'Neill's story collection is out now. Here is the page to link to it.

11/01. The staff of Vestal Review is pleased to nominate the following stories for "Pushcart XXXII":

"Dizzy" by Jürgen Fauth,
"Reading Sex" by Ryan Nelson,
"The Bookkeeper's Treasure" by Candi Chu,
"Exercise" by Bruce Taylor.

12/01. Our editor Sue O'Neill is listed under Notable Essays of 2000 in "Best American Essays 2001" for The Surgeon's Little Helpers ( Chattahoochie Review, Summer).

5/02. The staff of Vestal Review is pleased to nominate the following stories for Mild Horse Press Anthology, the Pushcart of the e-world:

"An Encounter by the Senses" by Ann Mohin
and
"Exercise" by Bruce Taylor.         

7/02-8/02. Look for Bob Thurber's short fictions

online at:
Taint Magazine
Linnaean Street
The Paumanok Review
Conversely Magazine
Tatlin's Tower


and "9 Fictions" in the print editon of:
Oasis Magazine
P.O. Box 626
Largo, Florida 34649-0626.


9/02. Bruce Taylor's story "Exercise" from Issue 7 has been selected for prestigious e2ink anthology published by Mild Horse Press

10/02. Vestal Review  is now listed in the 2003 issue of the Writer's Market.

11/02. The staff of Vestal Review is pleased to nominate the following stories for "Pushcart XXXIII:"

"Preservation" by Danielle LaVaque-Manty
"All It Loves" by Avital Gad-Cykman
"Theagenes Remembers" by Sonya Taaffe
"Snapdragons" by Alex Irvine

 

12/02. Paul Toth's novel Fizz will be published in late 2003 by Bleak House Books.

7/03. Ryan Nelson, the author of "Reading Sex," a Pushcart nominee, passed away at the age of 24. We will remember you, Ryan.


12/03.The staff of Vestal Review is pleased to nominate the following stories for "Pushcart XXIX:"

"My Earthquake" by Zett Aguado from issue 12.
"Cloud Run" by William R. Eakin from issue 13
"No Questions Asked" by Patrick Weekes from issue 13
"The House Broods Over Us" by Bruce Boston from issue 14


3/04: Our author Maxim D. Shrayer is pleased to announce the publication of "Jonah and Sarah: Jewish Stories of Russia and America," that he edited and translated. These stories evoke art, love, and survival in Russia and in diaspora. The link is here.

"We have been waiting a long while for a new collection of Jewish tales to arrive and finally they are here. . . . An excellent collection. . . . Highly recommended." óRay Bradbury


3/04: Sue O'Neill's Don't Mean Nothing is published in paperback by UMass Press. Congratulations, Sue!

6/04: Mark Budman's essay and two flashes have been accepted for publication by Iowa Review and McSweeney's.

6/04: Bruce Boston's collection Pitchblende (Dark Regions Press) has received the Bram Stoker Award from HWA (Horror Writers Association) for the best poetry collection of 2003.

11/04: Bruce Holland Rogers won the World Fantasy Award for the best fantasy story published in English in 2003.


11/04: Mark Budman was interviewed on NPR on November 16 on the subject of flash fcition.


11/04: Sue O'Neill and Mark Budman are pleased to nominate the following stories published in 2004 for the XXX Pushcart Prize:

"Clawd" by G.W. Cox from issue 17

"John Smith" by Marcia Aldrich from issue 18

"Three Soldiers" by Bruce Holland Rogers from issue 18

"Rapture" by Gayle Brandeis from issue 18.


12/04: Sue O'Neill and Mark Budman are pleased to nominate the following stories for The Fountain Award: Bruce Boston's "Thinning the Bicycle Hoards" and Rusty Barnes' "Death Angels."

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