Honorable Mention in
Best American Essays 2019
Best American Essays 2019 has cited Mount Hope in its list of "Notable Essays of 2018" for "Down to the Marrow of Our Bones," by Kirtan Nautiyal, MD. This is Mount Hope's third such honor in 5 years.
Murli Melwani Publishes Short Story Collection
Mount Hope author Murli Melwani, recently had his collection of short stories, Ladders Against The Sky, was published by Kaziranga Books in 2018.
Gene Christy Publishes First Novel
Congratulations to Mount Hope author Gene Christy, whose first published a short story, "The Bog and The Tractor," appeared in our Fall 2018 issue. Now his first novel, Arrivederci, New York, has just been accepted by Adelaide Books. It will be published in 2020.
Jen Karetnick Wins Chapter Book
Former Mount Hope author, Jen Karetnick, won the 2018 Split Rock Review Chapbook Competition with The Crossing Over, which was released March 1, 2019.