TOM GILBOY has been selected as a Contributor to the prestigious Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. Founded in 1926 and boasting a rich literary tradition, Bread Loaf gathers together emerging writers to work closely with a diverse and talented faculty. For 10 days in August, conference attendees experience the intensity and challenge of working under the guidance of notable writers, including MacArthur Fellows, U.S. poets laureate, and recipients of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. Congratulations and safe travels, Tom!

Congratulations to JESSIE AKOS, whose first novel, The Calculus of Change, will be published in 2018 by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Click the image to read the full report of the sale in the trade journal, Publishers Weekly. Congrats again, Jessie – we can't wait to hold the book and host your first reading at the Studio in '18!

An exciting new publication for ANITA OSWALD, whose story BLOOD BEACH was selected as the featured story in the inaugural issue of The Lion's Tale, an online literary journal. Click the image to read Anita's story in full. Congrats, Anita!