Vanderslice writings recognized

John VandersliceJohn Vanderslice, associate professor of writing, has had his short story collection, Island Fog, accepted for publication by Dialogos/Lavender Ink press in New Orleans.  Also, his review of Wendell Mayo’s story collection, The Cucumber King of Kedainiai , has been accepted by the journal, Timber, and his collage essay on marathon running, “Thirteen More Miles,” published recently in the journal 1966, has been nominated for The Best American Sports Writing  published annually by Mariner Books. Finally, his novella “Reflexology” was named runnerup in the prestigious Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Novella category, administered by the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society of New Orleans. His recently completed novel Nous Nous was named a finalist in the Novel category.