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Collaborative Poetry: "Night Terrors"

Each month, PR displays the efforts of a writer working in digital forms.  To start off the new (school) year, we’re featuring a collaborative work created by Susan Naomi Bernstein and her partner, Steve Cormany. 321 more words


Strange Tides in an Ocean of Words

Literature, the best of it anyway, often does unusual or unexpected things to its readers. I don’t mean merely the numerous effects a single piece of good writing can have on those who read it, although that part of it is probably only ignored at great peril. 941 more words

Literary roundup: Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky + Modernist mags

Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading this week is a story by the great Russian writer Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky entitled “The Unbitten Elbow”. Translated by Joanne Turnbull, who also provides a brief introduction, the story comes at the recommendation of The PEN Literary Awards. 267 more words


The new Critical Hit Awards are up!

In which I ask Janice Lee of HTMLGIANT and ENTROPY magazine if she goes around telling everyone when a book is terrible.

Read her answer and see all the winners here.

- Brian Hurley

Critical Hit Awards

7 Things Writers Wish You'd Stop Saying to Them

When I tell people I’m a writer, inevitably there comes some questions that are really hard to answer. Well-meaning people ask me questions that NO ONE WOULD ASK ANYBODY ELSE*. 577 more words


It Comes All Back Around Again

The last set of interview questions I wrote as Interviews Editor of PANK was on September 4, 2012. At that point, I was burned out. Writing 12-15 sets of interview questions every month, each set tailored to the writer’s contribution, was a challenge, and I enjoyed doing it while I with  210 more words