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Interview With Robert Stapleton, Editor of Booth: A Journal

Anis Shivani | Posted 03.18.2017 | Home
Anis Shivani

I had the pleasure of meeting fellow Californian Robert Stapleton at a literary conference in Houston recently, and was struck by both the content and...

Daren Dean and Fiction Southeast Go Far Beyond the Pale

Steven Petite | Posted 08.14.2016 | Home
Steven Petite

Few literary journals are as diverse and prolific as Fiction Southeast. The Louisiana based online journal founded by Chris Tusa and Michael Garriga publishes new content on a weekly basis

Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Today is the official release date of Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians. There are many things that are unique about this issue of Sinister Wisdom.

Claire Fallon

Women Of Color Still Denied The Love They Deserve From Literary Journals | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.07.2015 | Home

Literary reviewers, quake in your boots: It’s VIDA Count day once again. Now in its sixth year and celebrating the publication of its fifth coun...

The Literary Journal That Empowers Young, Black, Women

Nancy Laws | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact
Nancy Laws

The Her Mind Rock Mission has always been to empower young black women to create their own definition of what it means to be young, black and female. What better way to do this than to allow them to express it through their art?

How To Get Your Work Noticed By Literary Journals

| Posted 10.15.2014 | Home

By Writer's Relief staff: Like it or not, the process of submitting your writing to literary journals and agents has moved irreversibly into the di...

Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 94

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

At the end of a summer of wars, in the midst of a decade of wars, at the beginning of what may be another century of wars, Sinister Wisdom publishes its ninety-fourth issue on the theme of Lesbians and Exile.

Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 93

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Someday, I hope to meet Rose Norman and Merril Mushroom in person. I have talked with both of them on the telephone. We have exchanged innumerable emails. Together we all produced the new issue of Sinister Wisdom on the theme of Southern Lesbian-Feminist Herstories 1968-1994.

Where New Writers Can Earn Publication Credits

| Posted 03.08.2013 | Home

By Writer's Relief staff: At some point, everyone’s the new kid on the block. For writers, this situation can be extremely daunting. You may be w...

Literary Journals

Writer's Relief Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you are uncertain about submitting your poems, short stories, and essays for publication, the information below will help you improve your submissi...

N + 1 Kills The Hipster, Again, In New Book (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Literary journal n 1 will be releasing a small book entitled 'What Was The Hipster' -- a "sociological investigation" into the hipster trend, and whe...

Writer Wednesday: 6 Ways To Turn Acceptances Into Rejections (PHOTOS)

Writer's Relief | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From Writer's Relief: After years and years of watching our client list receive hundreds of acceptances per cycle, the staff of Writer's Relief fin...

Anis Shivani: 17 Literary Journals That Might Survive the Internet (PHOTOS)

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anis Shivani

How are the literary journals faring amidst the rise of the Internet? Can this venerable American literary institution survive--or even thrive--despite new technologies?

The New Henry Miller Speaks Out: Interview With Eric Miles Williamson, Author of 'Welcome to Oakland'

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anis Shivani

What I tell my students is this: Don't read any living American writers. If you're going to read any American writers at all, only read dead ones. That way you can be sure you're not wasting your time.

What Is the Future for Literary Journals in an Online World? Huffington Post Interviews Stephanie G'Schwind, Editor of Colorado Review

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anis Shivani

How has the economic crisis affected our best literary journals? Can literary journals continue to serve their traditional function of discovering and promoting the best new writing in the changed technological environment?

Transcend and Include: Fictionaut and the Future of the Literary Magazine

Jurgen Fauth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jurgen Fauth

It may be more productive to consider the changes roiling the publishing industry evolutionary rather than revolutionary.