Author Archives: Max Talley

About Max Talley

Max Talley is the author of the near future thriller, Yesterday We Forget Tomorrow, published in 2014. His short fiction has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Two Cities Review, Iconoclast, Del Sol Review, Chantwood Magazine, Gold Man Review, and the Hardboiled anthology from Dead Guns Press. Max's website is http://maxdevoetalley.com

Jack Eidt: Fiction and Thoughts on Writing – by M. Talley

I first became aware of Jack Eidt’s writing ten years ago. Even then, other writers spoke in hushed tones: “Have you heard Jack’s latest piece?” Since that time, Eidt has won the best fiction award twice at the Santa Barbara … Continue reading

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Genna Rivieccio: Fiction and Opinions from The Opiate’s Editor – by M. Talley

I have a lot of admiration for people like Genna Rivieccio who start up a literary journal. There is no town crier shouting from the rooftops, “Give us more literary magazines!” While a few people working together can manage a … Continue reading

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The Fiction and Humor Process of Margaux Dunbar Hession by M. Talley

I met Margaux Hession at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference during the summer of 2007 in her previous identity as Margaret Dunbar. I got to know her better in a writers group that formed that fall. Margaux’s writing has always … Continue reading

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Maryanne Knight’s Future Visions and Worldbuilding by M. Talley

I met Maryanne Knight four or five years ago at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference, and was immediately impressed by the science fiction novel chapters she read in Matt Pallamary’s workshop. Her writing is dense and intelligent. I did worldbuilding … Continue reading

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