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AAWW Continues the Conversation

by Arvin Temkar

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

The Asian American Writers Workshop rings in its twenty-fifth year at the forefront of the movement to diversify the publishing industry, and to provide advocacy, education, opportunity, and visibility to Asian American poets and writers.

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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue’s MagNet features the Freeman’s, Verse, Masters Review, and Ploughshares.

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Q&A: Saeed Jones Feeds the Buzz

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

BuzzFeed’s newly minted executive editor of culture discusses his new position at the media company, and his goals for the recently launched BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship.

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Tracking Submission Managers

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

With submission managers like Submittable transforming the ways in which writers submit their work to publications, new online offerings like Literistic are streamlining the process even further. But could the shift to digital-only submissions have a negative impact on the culture of publishing?

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The Written Image: Visualization of Narrative Structure

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

In their analysis of three classic texts, two UC Berkeley Neuroscience PhD candidates created an interactive visualization of the emotional relationships between each book’s cast of characters.

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Reviewers & Critics: Michael Schaub

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

The latest installment of Reviewers & Critics features Michael Schaub, an incisive—and hilarious—literary critic and former Bookslut contributor.

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Small Press Points: Deep Vellum Publishing

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Dallas, Texas–based Deep Vellum Publishing, a nonprofit press that focuses on literature in translation and is committed to supporting the growing literary community in Dallas.

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The Written Image: Last Night's Reading

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

In her new book, illustrator Kate Gavino—author of the popular Last Night’s Reading blog—brings hundreds of literary readings to life by pairing illustrations of authors with selected quotes from each event.

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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue’s MagNet features the Black Warrior Review, Granta, the Asia Literary Review, the Burnside Review, and the Dark Horse.

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Scouting Out New Books of Poetry

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Frustrated by a reviewing culture that they found to be increasingly insular—and as such, less honest—two poets decided to create a safe new space for reviewers to write candidly—and anonymously—about new collections of poetry.

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