The week I moved to Los Angeles, I went to the Barnes and Noble at The Grove. I flipped through a novel that had been published by an author roughly my age (I was 22) and felt jealous for a while and then stared out the window at the shoppers outside. . .


The California Prose Directory presents short fiction and non-fiction about life in the Golden State.

This year's edition, our third, features work by 24 authors compiled by Sarah LaBrie.

Contributors include:

Kyle Boelte
John Brantingham
Carina Chocano
Meghan Daum
Nathan Deuel
Ann Friedman
Vanessa Hua
Jay Caspian Kang
Adam Klein
Summer Block Kumar
Jillian Lauren
Lisa Locascio
Kevin Magruder
Lou Mathews
Rae Paris
Micah Perks
Zachary Pincus-Roth
Lilibet Snellings
Matthew Specktor
A. A. Srinivasan
Matt Sumell
Ronaldo Wilson
Melissa Yancy
Yvonne Zima

The 2014 edition of the California Prose Directory is edited by J. Ryan Stradal. Its line-up of authors is here.

The California Prose Directory was originally conceived and edited by Charles McLeod. The inaugural edition is available here.

We'll begin accepting submissions for the next California Prose Directory in early 2016. Watch for details on Facebook, Twitter and our Regular Reader.


Launch event:
April 30, 2016 - 826LA, Mar Vista, Los Angeles.
Tickets available here.





California Prose Directory 2016:
New Writing from the Golden State
edited by Sarah LaBrie
310 pages
$18.50 paperback ISBN 9781937402556
$12 ebook

March 2016
















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