Monthly Archives: September 2016

AWP Survey

Dear Students and Alumni, AWP is conducting a national survey of students and alumni of Writing programs, and they have asked for a list of email addresses so that they can send out individual invitations that are limited to one … Continue reading

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A New YA Journal

http://thecrawlspace.me/calling-submissions-write-young-adult-audience/ The Crawl Space Journal is now open for submissions! We are accepting poetry and short fiction (1500 words max) for our Spring 2017 issue scheduled to release on the Ides of March: March 15, 2017. We are looking for … Continue reading

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MLA Format

Dear Students AND Faculty, As you may know, there is a new edition of the MLA Style Guide! https://www.mla.org/Publications/Bookstore/Nonseries/MLA-Handbook-Eighth-Edition Please be sure to review and use the new guidelines. The Thesis Committee will be doing so!

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Essay Publication

I just signed a contract for the publication of my essay, “Warplay,” in the Fall 2017 issue of War, Literature and the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. This places my work among that of some of my literary … Continue reading

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Great Jones Street, a smartphone app for short fiction.

I was pleased to be asked, a few weeks ago, to curate the crime/mystery short fiction section of a new app, Great Jones Street. Called by its founders “Spotify for short fiction”, Great Jones Street launched today for Apple products, … Continue reading

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Clements Reading in New Haven

Folks, I will be reading this Thursday, September 15 at the Institute Library (847 Chapel St.) in New Haven at 7 pm. There is an open mic, so feel free to bring a poem (I’m not sure if the open … Continue reading

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How Long Does it Take to Write a Book?

How Long Did it Take to Write Famous Novels? This graph¬†reveals a range of time from 2.5 days to decades. It makes me recall some of my students in the past who have felt frustrated or anxious, convinced¬†they’re falling behind … Continue reading

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