Rusty W. Spell:
Publications and Presentations

 

Publications:

  • THAT Literary Review. "Fish." March 2016. Fiction.
  • The Rumpus, "The Rumpus Interview with Frederick Barthelme," Dec 2014. Interview.
  • Blip Magazine, "Where Are You? Where Did You Go?" Oct 2011. Fiction. Reprint.
  • Blip Magazine, "The Age I Was at Christmas and the Girl That I Was With," Oct 2011. Fiction. Reprint.
  • The Mississippi Review, "Where Are You? Where Did You Go?" Jan 2010. Fiction.
  • Journal of Truth and Consequence, "Smoking Circa 1976," Sep 2009. Poetry.
  • Juked, "The Aircraft," Oct 2007. Fiction.
  • Nightsun, "Bible Talk," 2005. Fiction.
  • The Mid-American Review, "Pops," Fall 2005. Fiction.
  • The Georgetown Review, "Every Three Years," Spring 2005. Fiction.
  • The Mississippi Review, "The Age I Was at Christmas and the Girl That I Was With," Apr 2005. Fiction.
  • Public Scrutiny, "2 Things," Nov 2004. Nonfiction.
  • The Poetry of Paul H. Nobriga IV, "Introduction," Aug 2004. Nonfiction.
  • The Muse Apprentice Guild, "The Friends," May 2003. Fiction.
  • Opium Magazine, "Ten Minutes from Mexico," May 2003. Fiction.
  • Pindeldyboz, "Cavities," Nov 2002. Fiction.
  • Cooweescoowee, "The Move," Sep 2002. Fiction.
  • We Like Media, various articles, Apr 2002-present. Nonfiction.
  • Eyeshot, "How I Handled Harold," Dec 2001. Fiction.
  • The Hattiesburg American, "Everyone Loves Famous People…," Oct 2001. Nonfiction.
  • The Hattiesburg American, "In the Olden Days There Were Dragons…," Sep 2001. Nonfiction.
  • Product, "The Graveyard and the Roller Rink," Jan 2001. Fiction.
  • Plots with Guns, "Pent-Up," Mar 2000. Fiction.
  • The Raleigh News and Observer, "Here," Jan 2000. Fiction.
  • Product, "The Move," May 1999. Fiction.
  • Wed del Sol, "The Move" (featured excerpt), May 1999. Fiction.
  • Product, "Nothing But Gas," Oct 1998. Fiction.
  • Product, "Here," May 1998. Fiction.
  • The Monthly Bulletin, "The Feast of Liverwurst" (with Paul H. Nobriga IV), Aug 1994. Fiction.

Presentations

  • Research and Creative Writing Symposium, "Henry's Balcony," Alabama State University, Oct 2015.
  • Poetry on the Steps, "Devil Worship," Alabama State University, 25 Sep 2015.
  • AUM Southern Studies Conferences, "Henry's Balcony," Auburn University Montgomery, Feb 2015.
  • Writing in Transition Seminar (WITS), "Where Are You? Where Did You Go?" Alabama State University, Jan 2015.
  • Writing in Transition Seminar (WITS), "The Too-Pretty Stepchild," Alabama State University, Nov 2014.
  • Research and Creative Symposium, "The Pre-Courtship of Jane and Lewis Fish," Alabama State University, Oct 2014.
  • Auburn Writers Conference: The Inspired South, "The Pre-Courtship of Jane and Lewis Fish," Oct 2014.
  • Writing in Transition Seminar (WITS), "The Pre-Courtship of Jane and Lewis Fish," Apr 2014.
  • Southern Studies: The AUM Liberal Arts Conference, "The Pre-Courtship of Jane and Lewis Fish," Feb 2014.
  • Creative Research Symposium, "Bible Talk," Alabama State University, Nov 2013.
  • Auburn Writers Conference, "Bible Talk," Auburn University, Oct 2013.
  • Poetry on the Steps, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at 'Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,' " Alabama State University, Sep 2013.
  • The Jason Crane Show, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at 'Thirteen Ways of Looking at Looking at a Blackbird,' " "How To Make a Movie About a Writer," and Interview, WEGL Radio, May 2013.
  • Gnu's Room, "How To Make a Movie About a Writer," Auburn Alabama, May 2013.
  • Open Write Night, "Every Three Years." Auburn University. 12 Feb 2013.
  • The AUM Liberal Arts Conference, "The Too Pretty Stepchild," Auburn University Montgomery, 8 Feb 2013.
  • Open Write Night, "Trick Or Treat? What's the Difference?", "Zombie Saturation," "Devil Worship," Auburn University, 30 Oct 2012.
  • Open Write Night, "That Day in Zaragoza," Auburn University, 25 Sep 2012.
  • AU Poetry Series, "Zombie Saturation" / "That Nightmare I'm Always Thinking About" / "Devil Worship" / "Trick or Treat? What's the Difference?", Auburn University, 1 Nov 2011.
  • AU Poetry Series, "Regionalism" / "Smoking Circa 1976" / "Thirteen Ways of Looking at 'Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,' " Auburn University, 20 Sep 2011.
  • Southern Studies: The UAM Liberal Arts Conference, "Regionalism" / "Dust," Auburn University Montgomery, 18 Feb 2011.
  • The UAM Liberal Arts Conference, "That Day in Zaragoza," 26 Mar 2010.
  • Sunbelt Reading Series, "The Too Pretty Stepchild," Auburn University, 17 Oct 2008.
  • FESTIBA, "Pops," University of Texas Pan American, Mar 2007.
  • Without Borders Prose and Poetry Jam, "The Age I Was at Christmas and the Girl That I Was With" / "Dust," University of Texas Pan American, Apr 2005.
  • Fiction Workshop, University of Southern Mississippi, "Ten Minutes from Mexico," Jan 2005.
  • The University of Montevallo Literary Festival: University of Montevallo, "Pops," Apr 2004.
  • Cafe Night: University of Southern Mississippi, "Every Three Years," Mar 2002.
  • Cafe Night: University of Southern Mississippi, "The Man Who Couldn’t Tell Jokes" / "How I Handled Harold," Oct 2001.
  • Cafe Night: University of Southern Mississippi, "The Age I Was at Christmas and the Girl That I Was With," Jan 2001.
  • Cafe Night: University of Southern Mississippi, "Partyers," Oct 2000.
  • EGO Academic Conference, University of Southern Mississippi, "Partyers," Apr 2000.
  • Cafe Night: University of Southern Mississippi, "Intersection," Oct 1999.
  • Cafe Night: University of Southern Mississippi, "Fish," Nov 1998.
  • Creative Writing Circle, Belhaven College, "Arthur Is Waking," Mar 1998.

Other Information:

  • "The Aircraft" was nominated for a Million Writers Award, 2008.
  • "The Age I Was at Christmas and the Girl That I Was With" was included in the anthology, Online Writing: The Best of the First Ten Years, 2008.
  • "The Aircraft" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2007.
  • Boys and Girls in the Modern World, a collection of short stories, was published as a doctoral dissertation by the University of Southern Mississippi, 2002.  It was self-published in 2005.
  • Nothing But Gas, a collection of short stories, was published as a master's thesis by the University of Southern Mississippi, 1999. It was self-published in 2005.
  • "Nothing But Gas" was nominated for inclusion in the Best New American Voices, 1998.
  • "Nothing But Gas" won the University of Southern Mississippi's Joan Johnson Award for fiction, 1998.

Selected Online Publications:

 
 

Copyright Feb 2005 - Mar 2016 by The Prolifics