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May 2016

My Last Continent is among Bustle's Books That Are Bringing The Heat This Summer.

Reed Magazine

May 2016

Midge's story "The Crying Girl" appears in Issue 69 of Reed Magazine.

My Last Continent: A Novel

March 31, 2016

Kirkus reviews My Last Continent: “An atmospheric tale of love discovered, and losses endured, in Antarctica. … The unpredictability of the splendors and terrors of life at the southern pole creates a backdrop of foreboding entirely appropriate for the story's cinematic resolution [and] the authentic rendering of the setting distinguishes Raymond's novel from other stories of love in perilous times and places."

My Last Continent

February 5 to March 5, 2016

Win an advance copy of My Last Continent on Goodreads! The giveaway ends March 5, 2016.

Yemassee Journal

Autumn 2015

Midge's story "Infant in Arms" appears in Yemassee Journal 22.2.

Yemassee Journal

October 6, 2015

Midge talks about writing, place, process, and her forthcoming story "Infant in Arms" with the editors of Yemassee Journal.

The Nottingham Review

Autumn 2015

Midge's story "Nesting" appears in The Nottingham Review.

The Vignette Review

June 21, 2015

An excerpt of Midge's story "First Sunday" (included in Forgetting English) appears in the summer issue of The Vignette Review.

KSKQ 98.5 FM

April 24, 2015

Midge talks with Ed Battistella and Michael Niemann of Literary Ashland on KSKQ 98.5 FM.

Hawai'i Pacific Review

March 26, 2015

Midge's story "Animal Hospital" appears in the latest issue of Hawai'i Pacific Review.

Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine

February 2015

Midge's short-short story "Café Gratitude" appears in the latest issue of Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine.

Poets & Writers magazine

July/August 2014

Midge's article "My Book Is a Year Old, Now What? How to Keep the Buzz Alive" appears in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers magazine.

Straylight magazine

Summer 2014

Midge's story "Ex Parte" appears in the Volume 8.1 of Straylight magazine.

Bellevue Literary Review

Fall 2013

Midge's story "Examining Rooms" is published in Bellevue Literary Review.

Author Magazine

September 2013

An excerpt of Everyday Book Marketing is published in Author Magazine.

Potomac Review

August 2013

Midge's story "Three Things I Used to Know" is published in Potomac Review.

Eunoia Review

August 28, 2013

Midge's story "Santorini" is reprinted in Eunoia Review.

Savvy Verse & Wit

October 26, 2012

Everyday Writing is reviewed in Savvy Verse & Wit.

The Creative Penn

October 20, 2012

Find out how to "Think Like A Writer Every Day, Even If You Can’t Write Every Day," in this post on The Creative Penn.

The Lascaux Review

September 2012

Midge's story "Accidents" is reprinted in The Lascaux Review.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Midge offers a series of 5-minute prompts for summer writing at the Author Exposure blog.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Check out these 3 writing tips and prompts to keep your writing going in "Finding Room to Write This Summer" on The Alchemist's Kitchen blog.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Midge talks with Sheila Bender of Writing It Real about everyday writing, publishing, and the writing life.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Keep your writing going this summer with these summer writing prompts on The Lively Muse.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Get tips and prompts for how to be an everyday writer in this Mojo Monday post on Writerhead.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Learn "5 Ways to Make Time for Creativity" in this article at StyleSubstanceSoul.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Check out this Q&A about being an everyday writer with Erika Dreifus in The Practicing Writer.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Midge writes about being an everyday writer on the Passages North literary magazine Writers on Writing blog.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Read an excerpt — and try a few writing prompts! — from Everyday Writing on Jane Friedman's blog.

Seattle Wrote

February 21, 2012

Midge is featured on the Seattle Wrote blog, in this Q&A on writing, publishing, and Forgetting English.

WomenArts Quarterly Journal

Winter 2012

Midge's story "Side Effects" appears in the Winter 2012 issue of WomenArts Quarterly Journal.

The Writer magazine

January 2012

Midge co-authors the article "40 Prompts to Get You Writing" in the February 2012 issue of The Writer magazine.

Bellingham Review

November 2011

Midge's story "Fire Season," from the Spring 2011 issue of Bellingham Review, is nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Conversations Across Borders

November 2011

Midge's story "Water Children" appears in the November issue of Conversations Across Borders.

The Writer magazine

October 2011

Midge's feature article "Fixes for Your Fiction: Too Much Information" appears in the November issue of The Writer magazine.

Passages North

September 2011

Midge's story "Floaters" goes online in the archives of Passages North.

Escape Into Life

August 2011

Midge's story "Lost Art" appears in Escape Into Life.

July 6, 2011

Midge talks about the state of Writerhead with Kristin Bair O'Keeffe.


July 2011

Midge's story "The Longest Part of the Night," winner of Redivider's 2011 fiction contest, appears in Redivider.


July 2011

Midge's story "Witch Creek" appears in Dragnet magazine. And check out the issue's trailer here.


June 2011

Midge wins Redivider's fiction contest for her story "The Longest Part of the Night."

April 30, 2011

Midge is interviewed by Nicole Vollrath of San Diego Writers, Ink.

Translation Memory

March 2011

Midge's story "Translation Memory," which first appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, is now available on the Kindle.

Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean

March 2011

Midge's story "Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean," which first appeared in Roanoke Review, is now available on the Kindle.

Beyond the Kopjes

March 2011

Midge's story "Beyond the Kopjes" is now available on the Kindle.

December 2010

Check out Love in the Time of Amazon.com -- an award-winning book trailer (of sorts) about love, obsession...and sales rankings.

Crab Creek Review

November 2010

Midge's story "Two Lies and a Truth" is reprinted in the Fall 2010 issue of Crab Creek Review.

The Summerset Review

September 15, 2010

Midge's story "Anodyne" is reprinted in the Fall 2010 issue of The Summerset Review.

Seattle Woman magazine

September 2010

Midge and other local writers talk about writing groups in the article "Finding Your Writing Community" in the September 2010 issue of Seattle Woman magazine.

cream city review

August 2010

Midge's story "Accidents" appears in the (slightly belated) Spring 2010 issue of cream city review.

Santa Fe Writers Project

July 15, 2010

Midge's story "Santorini" is reprinted in the literary journal of the Santa Fe Writers Project.

Style Substance Soul

July 13, 2010

Midge talks about writing, travel, and relationships with StyleSubstanceSoul.


March 2010

Midge's story "The Color Blue" appears in the 45th Anniversary double issue of TriQuarterly.

Freight Stories

March 2010

Midge's story "Crossroads" appears in Freight Stories No. 6.

The Wanderlust Review

February 2010

Midge's story "The Gospel of Thomas" appears in the inaugural issue of Seattle's The Wanderlust Review.

The Short Review

January 2010

Midge is interviewed by The Short Review...

December 2009

Forgetting English is #2 on the list of Seattle Books Examiner's Best Books of 2009.

Artist Trust

October 15, 2009

Midge is one of 16 artists awarded a 2009 Artist Trust Fellowship Award. The award recognizes an artist’s creative excellence and accomplishment, professional achievement and continuing dedication to their artistic discipline.

June 11, 2009

Forgetting English is one of Seattle Books Examiner's Best Beach Reads for Summer.

June 10, 2009

Forgetting English has been chosen as a June Book Club selection by ForeWord Magazine -- with a free download of the story "The Ecstatic Cry" available from June 10-17, 2009.

May 5, 2009

Check out an interview with Midge by Diana Joseph, author of I'm Sorry You Feel That Way and Happy or Otherwise.

American Literary Review

January 2009

American Literary Review's Fall 2008 issue features Midge's story "Twin Falls," which also appears in Forgetting English.

Roanoke Review

July 1, 2008

The Spring/Summer issue of Roanoke Review is hot off the presses, featuring "Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean," which is also included in Forgetting English.

June 2008

Forgetting English is available for pre-order from Amazon.

Bayou magazine

May 2008

Bayou magazine has just arrived, featuring Midge's story "Santorini."