By Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief Though we have already received many exciting entries for this year’s Wabash Prize for Fiction, with judge Aimee Bender, we have decided to extend the deadline until March 30. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the Summer/Fall issue of Sycamore. A year’s subscription is included in the $15 entry … Continue reading Wabash Fiction Deadline Extended Until March 30!
by Dallas Woodburn, Assistant Fiction Editor Sycamore Review is proud to announce that award-winning novelist and short-story writer Aimee Bender will be selecting the winner of our 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction. First prize is $1,000 and publication in the next issue of Sycamore Review. Bender is the author of four books: The Girl in the … Continue reading Aimee Bender to Judge 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction
Sycamore recently ran a review of Aimee Bender’s The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Now, Dallas Woodburn–current editorial assistant at Sycamore, and Bender’s former student–presents an intriguing interview with Aimee Bender on Lemon Cake, the practice and craft of writing, and the difficulties of being sensitive to the world. Sycamore: As a professor of creative … Continue reading Aimee Bender on the burden of sensitivities: An interview
BY DALLAS WOODBURN Aimee Bender is the author of four books: The Girl in the Flammable Skirt (1998) which was a NY Times Notable Book, An Invisible Sign of My Own (2000) which was an L.A. Times pick of the year, Willful Creatures (2005) which was nominated by The Believer as one of the best … Continue reading A review of Aimee Bender’s “The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake”