Women’s Voices Heard: Our WHM Reading at EQ Heights

On March 11th, SRP hosted a Women’s History Month event featuring local, female-identifying writers. Attendees raved about the works read and literary organizations were brought together. We wanted to take a quick blog post minute to thank everyone for making this reading so spectacular. Readers were: Holly Lyn Walrath, D. Marie Prokop, Saborna Chowdhury, Laura Elvebak, Billie […]

Memorable Moments of 2017

Happy Holidays to our lovely and faithful SRP Readers, Writers, Designers, and Friends! 2017 has been an incredible year for Spider Road Press. In our last blog post of the year, we wanted to share a few of our favorite highlights. While Hurricane Harvey was, undoubtedly, a devastating tragedy, one of the silver linings was […]

Disenchanted Flash: Spotlight on SWFFP Honorable Mention “Disenchantment”

Once again, we have the exciting opportunity to shine the literary spotlight on a lovely, little piece of honorable mention flash from our 2017 Spider’s Web Flash Fiction Prize. This one, by Amanda J. Bermudez, simultaneously plops us down into the hearts of Los Angeles and Marjorie/Eleanor/Elizabeth/Skye. Disenchantment is a quirky, chance opportunity to walk three-hundred […]

“Kathakali”: An Honor to Mention – A Spider’s Web FFP Runner-Up

This year’s Spider Web Flash Fiction Prize saw some incredible stories featuring complex female characters. We just couldn’t wait to share some of them with you. So, today, we’re pleased to present (in it’s entirety) one of our honorable mention winners, “Kathakali” by Namrata Verghese. Chutney-flavored and heavily scented with the pressures of life, “Kathakali” […]

On a U-Boat with Author Kate Spitzmiller

Today’s blog post deviates from our usual author spotlights, book reviews, and genre examinations. Instead, we’re bringing you an excerpt from writer Kate Spitzmiller’s short story “U-156”, followed by some questions answered by the author. Note, this article is longer than our typical posts, but you’ll want to stick around for all of it—truly engaging […]

Pulling the Red Thread: An Interview with Poet Teresa Mei Chuc

Being Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Teresa Mei Chuc was the perfect Spider Road Press contributing writer to interview for our May post. Since publishing her piece “Cam On” in our poetry collection In the Questions, back in 2015, we’ve loved getting to know her work and watching her bring more incredible poetry […]

Behind the Poems: Award-winning Poet & Writer Andrea Barbosa

In the Spider Road Press family, we have writers from across the expansive and diverse genre universe. With April being National Poetry Month, we decided it only fitting to shine the light on one of our incredible SRP poets for this month’s blog post. Without further ado, let me introduce Houston-based, award-winning author and poet, […]