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Quick Quotes—The Week In Publishing

“Brilliant one-of-a-kind artists sometimes never find the recognition they deserve because Lady Luck didn’t happen to smile down at the right moment. In fact, they fail to be recognized more often than not.”— 328 more words

June Fiction Prompts from Electric Literature

In case you’re looking for some pulled-from-the-headlines writing inspiration, check out this “June Fiction Prompts” post from Electric Literature! Not only do they share some ridiculous news stories from the month but they also pair the story to a specific genre, such as “Kitty Body Horror”. 95 more words


How Long Does It Take to Read Your Favorite Books? (Electric Literature)

For me, as for (probably) many others, approaching the finish line of any book is enough motivation to shift into a determined sprint and put the whole race behind me as quickly as possible. 467 more words


Bookstores OK; Humans Still Panic

“People are still buying books.”

“A recent study showed that current college students (we’re talking literal millennials here) actually prefer reading print books over eBooks…”

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Things I Don't Understand

My Top 5 Necessary Follows for Reading and Writing

While I was in undergrad, it felt stupid-easy to keep track of important readings, literary goings-on, and overall Creative Writing drama because I was surrounded by people who knew all the info I didn’t know. 727 more words


Interview with Hanya Yanagihara on Electric Literature

I came across an interview with Hanya Yanagihara on Electric Literature today. Her new novel, A Little Life, explores male friendships that are built on the mutual desire not to know too much. 155 more words


Jonathan Durbin's "Dad Thing"

Do you, dear humans, ever feel small?

I do. And that’s why I appreciated Jonathan Durbin’s recent short story, “Dad Thing,” in Electric Literature… 241 more words