For Readers Who Love Historical Fiction: The Copperfield Review Releases its Summer 2013 Edition
The Copperfield Review, an award-winning literary journal for readers and writers of historical fiction, has published more of the best in historical fiction in its Summer 2013 edition.
When asked what has made The Copperfield Review a success, Executive Editor Meredith Allard answered, “When I started Copperfield in 2000, I knew there were a lot of people out there who love historical fiction. Copperfield gives them a place they can visit where they know they’ll find some of the best history-based writing out there.” When asked what she is most proud about with The Copperfield Review, Allard said, “I’m most proud that Copperfield has been the first published credit for many up and coming writers. There’s a lot of new talent out there waiting to be discovered.”
Historical short fiction in the Summer 2013 edition includes the stories “Will in December” by Lara A Corona, about William Shakespeare in his playwright days, and “The Colors I Dream In,” about art in 1941 Paris, by first-time author Devon Lawler. In nonfiction, “Ribbons: A Commitment Ceremony” by Dennis Milam Bensie shares the struggles of gay men. The Summer 2013 edition also showcases interviews with acclaimed historical novelists Donna Russo Morin and M. Louisa Locke, along with reviews of the historical novel Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and the nonfiction Up and Down Stairs by Jeremy Musson.
About The Copperfield Review:
Since its beginning in 2000, The Copperfield Review has become known as a leading market for historical fiction. The Copperfield Review has been featured in Writer’s Digest, Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market, Killer Startups, Duotrope, The Los Angeles Times, and Las Vegas Seven Magazine. It was named one of the top sites for new writers by Writer’s Digest and it has received the Books and Authors Award for Literary Excellence. The Copperfield Review is published quarterly, with new editions in January, April, July, and October.
About Meredith Allard:
Meredith Allard is the Executive Editor of The Copperfield Review. Her short fiction and articles have appeared in journals such as The Paumanok Review, Moondance, Wild Mind, Muse Apprentice Guild, Writers Weekly, and ViewsHound. She is the author of the Amazon Best-Selling Loving Husband Trilogy, as well as the historical novels Victory Garden, Woman of Stones, and My Brother’s Battle. Allard has taught creative writing and writing historical fiction at Learning Tree University, UNLV, and the Las Vegas Writers Conference.