nice nice news: a story from blueprintreview has been selected for inclusion in Dzanc Books' Best of the Web 2010!
it's a story from the shortcuts/detours issue:
"Nostrum" by Michelle Reale
here the starting lines:
Her mother whispers a promise: that if she is a good, good girl, she will be baptized. They will plug her nose and tip her back into the lake. It’s all she can think about...
and here, the link to Dzanc: Dzanc Books. it's exciting to see this web initiative continue, and it sounds like the Best of Web 2010 will be fascinating, here's a passage from Matt Bell's notification mail: "Kathy Fish and I read an incredible number of very worthy nominations this year, and we're thrilled by the final list of selected stories, poems, and essays, which we truly believe represent much of what makes the online literary world such a great place to be a reader, writer, and editor."