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Magazine Gold: July and August

I’ve promised to summarize these issues for you and so far, I’m following through! Thanks again to Gus on Out Where the Buses Don’t Run… 808 more words


Comfort Beyond Judgment

A few months ago I subscribed to Poets and Writers magazine because they regularly have relevant features (Finding Your Literary Agent, Free Writing Contests, The Power of Self-Publishing) and interviews with writers I admire (Neil Gaiman, Cheryl Strayed, Roxane Gay). 345 more words


A Village poet and the hospital she's named for

Edna St. Vincent Millay is an emblem of 1920s Greenwich Village.

Bohemian, free-love advocate, and a writer of passionate, sometimes cynical lyrical poetry, Millay lived in various places in the Village beginning in 1917, most… 197 more words

West Village

Herman Melville imagines the brutal Draft Riots

Herman Melville wasn’t in New York City in July 1863 to actually witness the Draft Riots.

A city native born on Pearl Street, he returned to the metropolis from Massachusetts that same year, … 331 more words

Lower Manhattan