Press Release for Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Joanna Norris, Associate Director
Department of Public Relations
Fiction Fix, the literary journal of the University of North Florida, has released its 7th
issue online at www.fictionfix.net. This issue of the world-wide journal is a
special short issue, featuring 11 works all under 10 pages in length.
has been said that the short story may be the ideal form for our
information-and Internet-driven culture, and the stories published here are
exemplary of the form,” said April E. Bacon, the journal’s editor-in-chief. “We’re
delighted that this issue has such a strong North Florida presence—it’s
representative of the fact that Jacksonville
is a real, burgeoning city for the arts.”
of the stories include Dan Buyanovsky’s comical “Death-Swirly,” which
chronicles a desperate dream that ends with a life going down the toilet, while
Stephen Williams’ “Lauren’s Sparrow” telescopes the distance between a father
and a daughter when a shared memory is not truly shared.
throughout the stories are 24 artworks—photographs by international painter and
mixed-media artist Louise Freshman-Brown, a UNF art professor, and finger
paintings by UNF student Devin Balara.
Fix was founded by author, musician, artist and UNF faculty member Mark Ari and
UNF students in 2002. The journal seeks to publish all varieties of fiction and
is based on the premise of fiction as an addictive experience.
its inception, the journal has been a part of a growing literary community in
Northeast Florida and has attracted authors from across the United States and around the world.
In October 2009, Fiction Fix published its first online issue, which included nearly
30 artworks by four artists.
information about Fiction Fix, contact April Bacon at email@example.com.
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