Mixtape Poems

While sitting down at the computer for a few hours two nights ago to compile that list of June writing contest deadlines and calls for submissions, I came across an awesome new independent literary press based out of St. Louis. Architrave Press, founded this year, selects poems for publication and then offers them for sale… More

Book 2 of 100: Hannah Tinti’s The Good Thief

I received Hannah Tinti’s gem of a novel, The Good Thief, in the mail as a free gift from the literary journal One Story, along with an invitation to what sounded like a really awesome AWP Conference event. (If you aren’t a One Story subscriber, do it. They’re great, and every three weeks you’ll get… More

The Year of 100 Books

Jim’s post this week on what he’s stopped reading inspired me to take a good look at what I haven’t even started. Long before I ever considered myself a writer, I was a reader, and even now, I feel like I at least do a fair amount of it. But the reading I do is… More

Submit! (No really, do it! Right now!)

Need something to do this month while you’re waiting for winter to finally be over? Submit! I wanted to work something about March Madness into the title of this post, but I’ve seen the future, and that junk is played out. Just get your voice out there: New Ohio Review Prize for Poetry and Fiction.… More