The University of Houston-Victoria is an unlikely hot spot for experimental fiction and the humanities. But this 3,200-student institution has, in just a few years, become host to a constellation of small but prestigious scholarly endeavors that needed new homes â€“ including an independent press for â€œartistically adventurous, non-traditional fiction,â€ and the 8,000-circulation American Book Review.
I meant to post this sooner, but… Last I heard was that FC2 was completely kaput. But maybe they meant kaput at FSU? They quoted Ralph (R.M. Berry) quite a bit, so either he’s turning on his publicity charm or he’s truly positive about the change. Alabama taking over printing and distro happened while I was an intern there, and the rest was still uncertain (and I never heard UH-V mentioned, though I know ABR and FC2 have always had a close connection). Anyway, this is certainly an interesting development, and UH-V has some cool stuff going on. (via Father Inch)