Items Tagged With writing exercises

Urban Tumbleweed: Perambulatory Poetry

by Harryette Mullen

Special Section

Posted 1.1.14

Harryette Mullen

Poet Harryette Mullen explains how daily walks inspired her most recent collection, Urban Tumbleweed: Notes From a Tanka Diary (Graywolf Press, 2013), and shares a selection of poems from the book. 

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No Ideas but in Things: The Importance of First Objects

by Elizabeth Kostova

Special Section

Posted 1.1.14

Elizabeth Kostova

Channeling some of our earliest memories, and specifically the physical objects that often exist at the center of such recollections, can prove to be a productive writing exercise—and might just open the floodgates to inspiration. 

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Pedestrian Adventures: Walking to Inspiration

by Celia Johnson

Special Section

Posted 1.1.14

Celia Johnson

A number of writers—including Dickens, Thoreau, Woolf, and Wordsworth, to name a few—have turned to walking for inspiration. This essay explores the myriad benefits that ambulatory excercise can have on the creative life. 

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A Crucial Collaboration: Reader-Writer-Character-Book

by Ruth Ozeki

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

Character calls forth writer. Writer calls forth reader. It seems straightforward—but is it? Novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki explores the relationships embedded in every novel and work of fiction.

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Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Formats: 
Print
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2005
Issues per Year: 
11
Issue Price: 
Free!
Subscription: 
£17.99 (gbp) for 1 year
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Editorial Focus: 

We are a high-quality, innovative, literary magazine specializing in short fiction. We publish stories that excite us from new and established writers with strong voices and something to say.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please don't send poetry, as we publish it on a commissioned basis only. All short-story submissions welcomed! 

Contact Information
www.litro.co.uk
London,
n/a

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Last updated: July 21, 2011

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Print
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2010
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
$10
Subscription: 
$20
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Editorial Focus: 

The journal is called Telephone, like the children’s game in which phrases
change as you whisper them from one person to the next. We feature a handful of
poems from one foreign poet in each issue, which are then translated roughly
ten times by multiple different poets and translators. There are no rules about
how each poem should be translated and we are hoping to solicit a variety of
interpretations.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please do not send unsolicited translations. Please contact us if you are interested in participating in an issue of Telephone.

Contact Information
Sharmila Cohen & Paul Legault, Editors
304 Ainslie St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Brooklyn,
New York
11211

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Last updated: September 14, 2011