Southern Food Issue Launch: Photo Gallery
Thanks to all of our supporters who made January 12th's Southern Food issue launch a major success! At the top of this list is Chef Sean Brock and Husk Nashville for allowing us to hold the launch at Husk Nashville. Wow! This was our largest issue to date, weighing in at 134 pages! The issue has work by 30 writers, eight poets, and four photographers. Many of them were in attendance at the launch! In addition to our big interview with Chef Brock, there were seven additional Q&As. And the issue includes two large photo galleries, eight book reviews, 25 press releases, 15 feature stories, eight poems, 11 columns, two academic papers, and one piece of flash fiction. Click here to access the photo gallery!
To Acquire Our Southern Food issue
Often, we are asked how to get a copy of our issues if someone misses a launch or if the issues at a launch run out quickly, which happens all the time. 2nd & Church is designed to be a traditional, paper product, and that’s how we prefer readers to experience it. Single issues are for sell at HP's MagCloud online service, a single platform for digital and print magazines and journals. Translation: our publisher! To purchase an issue, click on the cover of the issue you would like to purchase, located on the right-hand side of this screen. In this case, the cover featuring Chef Sean Brock. MagCloud will want you to sign up in order to purchase a copy. Signing up is free and safe.
To view the issue online now, for free, without signing in: After you click on the Southern Food issue’s cover, the MagCloud ordering screen will appear. On the cover, you will see a red tab labeled, “Read Now.” Click that tab. It’s that’s easy. A viewer will launch, and you’ll be able to scroll through the issue. Enjoy!
To download a PDF of the issue: We understand that hard copies of 2nd & Church can be expensive. Please know that there is NO markup on any of our issues. We use print-on-demand technology to publish our journal, ensuring a high quality product, and that is an expensive way to go. To offer you an alternative, we post PDFs of each of our issues online. Click HERE to download and view a PDF of our Southern Food issue. Enjoy!
One More Way to Acquire a Free Digital Copy: Got iPad? If you do, then do you have the MagCloud app? It is free and allows you to download all sorts of FREE publications, including 2nd & Church! Fire it up and search for us. Many of our issues are available to our readership via this app, including the Southern Food issue. Happy reading and thanks for your on-going support!
Suspense novelist Jenny Milchman, YA author Martina Boone named 2016 JKS Communications Authors-in-Residence
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – JKS Communications has named Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning novelist Jenny Milchman (above, Left) and SIBA Okra Pick author Martina Boone (above, Right) as the book publicity firm’s authors-in-residence for 2016. Click here to read the full press release!
Cultural Historian and Author Joseph McBride Chronicles Emotional Youthful Struggles in Moving New Memoir, The Broken Places
BERKELEY, California – After writing 17 books including acclaimed biographies of Steven Spielberg, John Ford and Frank Capra, internationally renowned cultural historian Joseph McBride is now sharing his own story, recalling his troubled youth in the Midwest in the 1960s. Writing with unflinching candor, The Broken Places (Nov. 1, 2015) chronicles McBride’s breakdown as a teenager and his triumphant recovery from psychological and physical abuse, family dysfunction and sexual repression. Click here to read the full press release.
#1 Bestselling Author Samuel Marquis Prepares to Launch Fourth Thriller in Planned Six-Book Publication Schedule
Bestselling, award-winning author Samuel Marquis is redefining “prolific” with six highly anticipated thrillers scheduled for release in one year: his thrillers were #1 Denver Post bestsellers, received national award recognition, and garnered glowing reviews from #1 bestseller James Patterson, Kirkus, and Foreword (5 Stars). Marquis again showcases his trademark versatility with a gripping new WWII espionage thriller, Bodyguard of Deception (Mount Sopris Publishing, Trade Paperback, $13.99, 331 pages, March 29, 2016). Click here to read the press release, learn more about the book, and access a Q&A with the author.
JKS Communications Expands Literary Publicity Team with New Publicist and Publicity Assistant
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Literary publicity firm JKS Communications is proudly announcing the addition of two new team members, publicist Caroline Davidson and publicity assistant Jenna Smith, who bring a wealth of knowledge, creativity and energy to its staff. Click here to read the full press release!
7 Minutes With...
Earlier this year, 2nd & Church Editor and Contributing Writer Roy Burkhead had the opportunity to sit down with Nashville novelist J.T. Ellison for her on-going interview series entitled, "7 Minutes With..." Click here to read the interview! (Note: Later in October, authors J.T. Ellison and Mary Laura Philpott take the reins as hosts of A Word on Words!)