Contributor Update, Kate MacDowell

Porcelain Daemons for His Dark Materials on HBO

A huge congratulations to Superstition Review contributor, Kate MacDowell, whose beautiful hand-crafted works appear in HBO’s new gift set for fans of the show, His Dark Materials.

Kate teamed up with HBO and Big Secret to create these unique sets—complete with different daemons and a delicate laser-cut box.

Congratulations Kate, your works are truly breathtaking.


If you’d like to see more of Kate’s work, you can find her website here.

Want to see Kate’s sculptures, “Skin Changers Closet,” in Issue 15 of Superstition Review? Check them out, here.

Contributor Update, Lisa Duffy


Join us in congratulating Lisa Duffy on her book, My Kind of People, available May 12.

My Kind of People takes place on a small island after ten year old Sky is orphaned for the second time. Each of the islands residents is effected by Sky’s situation and each have their own stories and secrets.

To learn more about Lisa and her work you can visit her website where you can preorder My Kind of People. You can also view an interview on her previous book,

The Salt House, featured in Superstition Review:

Thinking About the Characters featured in Issue 21

Congratulations Lisa!

Contributor Update, Jesse Goolsby

Join us in congratulating Jesse Goolsby on his new collection, Acceleration Hours, which is available from University of Nevada Press and Amazon!

Acceleration Hours is a haunting collection of narratives about families, life, and loss during America’s twenty-first-century forever wars. Set across the mountain west of the United States, these fierce, original, and compelling stories illuminate the personal search for human connection and intimacy. From a stepfather’s grief to an AWOL soldier and her journey of reconciliation to a meditation on children, violence, and hope, Acceleration Hours is an intense and necessary portrayal of the many voices living in a time of perpetual war.

To learn more about Jesse and his work you can visit his website. You can also check out one of the stories in Acceleration Hours which was featured in Superstition Review:

“Benevolence” featured in Issue 10.

Congratulations Jesse!

Contributor Update, Mathew Michael Hodges

Join us in congratulating Mathew Michael Hodges on his book, The Way Rain Falls, which releases on May 1st from Whiskey Tit Press.

The Way Rain Falls centers around Jim Diffin, a college sophomore struggling to gain the affection of his perfect girl while also dealing with his mother’s hardships and his friend’s dubious advice.

Pre-order The Way Rain Falls from Whiskey Tit Press!

To learn more about Mathew and his work you can visit his website. You can also view his previous work featured in Superstition Review:

A Sound Man featured in Issue 18

Congratulations Mathew!

Contributor Update, Catherine Lacey

Join us in congratulating Catherine Lacey on her book, Pew, which is available to pre-order from Granta Books or Farrar Straus & Giroux!

Pew begins with the strange appearance of a perfectly neutral, genderless and racially ambiguous person who refuses to speak. Appearing at the pew of a church in a town in the American South, the townsfolk each spend time taking care of this person as tensions and suspicions rise within the community.

To learn more about Catherine and her work you can visit her website. You can also check out an interview with her featured in Superstition Review:

“A Narrative Impulse” featured in Issue 15.

Congratulations Catherine!

Contributor Update, Maggie Kast

Join us in congratulating Maggie Kast on her book, Side by Side but Never Face to Face: A Novella & Stories, which releases on June 2 from Orison Books.

Side by Side but Never Face to Face follows Greta as she encounters emotional conflicts and spiritual yearnings across her life as she seeks the answer to the question, ” Can new love be found in old age?”

Pre-order Side by Side but Never Face to Face from Orison Books!

To learn more about Maggie and her work you can visit her website. You can also view her previous work featured in Superstition Review:

The House Will Burn featured in Issue 19

Congratulations Maggie!

Contributor Update, Deandra Lee

Join us in congratulating past SR artwork contributor Deandra Lee on the publication of her collection, WONDER, featured in The Adroit Journal.

WONDER is a series of portraits created only using an iPhone that Deandra hopes, “connects people with their emotions, creativity, and imagination.”

To learn more about Deandra and her work you can visit her website. You can also view her Five Portraits, featured in Issue 24 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Deandra!

Contributor Update, Thomas Legendre

Join is in congratulating Thomas Legendre on his new book Keeping Time, available now from Acre Books.

Keeping Time tells the adventure of Aaron, an archaeologist who discovers a way back in time to his past life and meets his younger wife, a brilliant musician. Over the next two decades, follow Aaron as travels back and forth in time and struggles to keep his two lives from spiraling out of control.

Order your copy here.

Check out the trailer below:

Contributor Update, Jen Knox

Jen Knox

Join us in congratulating Jen Knox on her book, Resolutions. It is available from AUXmedia here.

Resolutions is a collection of short stories that follows a quirky Midwestern family as they struggle to navigate a warped and worn version of the American Dream.

To learn more about Jen and her work you can visit her website. You can also her previous work featured in Superstion Review:

Disengaged featured in Issue 4

West on N Road featured in Issue 14

Congratulations Jen!

Contributor Update, Thomas Legendre

Join us in congratulating Thomas on his new book, Keeping Time. An exciting story following a man who journeys back through time and meets his younger wife while his past self is on the precipice of launching his career as an archaeologist.

Join Thomas for the launch of Keeping Time where he will discuss the book before taking questions from the audience and signing copies.

When: Monday, March 16, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: Waterstones in Edinburgh, West End, Princes Street

Click here to find out more details about the book and the event and get your copy of Keeping Time.

To learn more about Thomas, you can visit his website here. Read Thomas’ fiction piece, Ultraviolet, featured in Issue 18 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Thomas!