Monday, September 21, 2009

Kitty Snacks Issue # 2

From co-creator David Swider:
We are pleased to announce the release of Kitty Snack issue two on
Tuesday, September 29. Kitty Snacks is a small literary magazine
maintained in Oxford, Mississippi and showcases writers and artists
both unknown and known. The second issue features short fiction,
poetry, interviews, drawings, and a cover designed by Len Clark of
Legendary Shark Press. Some of the writers featured are current
Grisham writer-in-residency John Brandon--his first novel Arkansas was
published by McSweeney's last year--Mississippi native and author of
Big World, Mary Miller, New York writer and author of Farewell
Navigator, Leni Zumas, author of the short story collection Tunneling
to the Center of Earth, Kevin Wilson, as well as work from Suzanna
Best, Jimmy Chen, Phil Estes, Howie Good, Savannah Louise, Ben Segal,
Josh Burwell, and many more. This issue also contains interviews with
several documentary filmmakers such as the director of Sherman's
March, Ross McElwee, director of the Silver Jew's documentary Silver
Jew, Matthew Robison, and the director of the Arthur Russell based
documentary, Matt Wolf.

To celebrate the release of the second issue there will be a party at
Southside Gallery on the Square on Tuesday, September 29 at 8 p.m. The
party is open to the public and will be the first place to get a copy
of issue two. There will be readings by some featured and some
non-featured writers as well as short films and beer. You can browse
the art in Southside too. Admission for the event is ten dollars.
Included with admission is a limited copy of the magazine, a raffle
ticket featuring many great items from around Oxford and elsewhere,
and booze. An after party is scheduled at Ajax diner right down the
street starting around 10 p.m. which will be open to the public and
free. The afterparty will feature music by Dent May's country outfit
Cowboy Maloney's Electric City and Oxford's very own mega lo-fi
experience FLIGHT. After the release party copies of issue two may be
purchased at Off Square Books or online.

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