Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Age of Miracles

Karen Thompson Walker was chosen as the 2011 Sirenland Fellow on the strengh of her unpublished manuscript, The Age of Miracles. Apparently we’re not the only ones who were blown away by her writing.  Several weeks after being named as Sirenland … Continue reading

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Andrew Sean Greer Coming to Sirenland

Sirenland is delighted to announce that this year’s visiting writer is Andrew Sean Greer. He is the bestselling author of The Story of a Marriage, which The New York Times has called an “inspired, lyrical novel,” and The Confessions of … Continue reading

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Good News for Bad Juju

Bad Juju & Other Tales of Madness and Mayhem by Sirenland’s Jonathan Woods (2008 & 2009 sessions) was a featured book at the 2010 Texas Book Festival.  And Jonathan was one of four writers included in The Onion’s Austin A.V. coverage of … Continue reading

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Why We Don’t Invite Editors or Agents to Sirenland

This is a repost from our old blog, but it bears repeating. A number of people have written to us asking if there are going to be agents and editors at Sirenland this year.  No, there won’t be.  Here’s why: … Continue reading

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