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Melissa Yancy

Melissa Yancy’s short fiction has appeared in One Story, Glimmer Train, Prairie Schooner, Zyzzyva and many other publications. Her story collection Dog Years was selected by Richard Russo for the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, and was a winner of the California Book Award for First Fiction, a finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Prize, received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention, and was longlisted for The Story Prize. She is the recipient of a 2016 NEA Literature Fellowship. She lives in Los Angeles where she works as a fundraiser for healthcare causes, and can be found online at www.melissayancy.com.


Notes as Guest Reader/Editor in Smokelong Quarterly

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The SmokeLong Quarterly Comedy Prize 2021!

This competition is no longer accepting entries. Watch for the long list coming soon! The four winners of the competition will be featured in Issue 74 of SmokeLong Quarterly coming out near the end of December.