Television Confessional: Introducing Split Screen, a New Change Seven Series by Sheldon Lee Compton

Television. Not film, as much, but television. I’m a writer who watches television far more than I read books. That’s not to say I neglect books – according to my Goodreads reading challenge I’m only one book behind on my yearly goal of 75 books read for the year. No, I read. I have to … More Television Confessional: Introducing Split Screen, a New Change Seven Series by Sheldon Lee Compton

Chimamanda, TEDEd, Arts Writers & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

Novelist and grand inspiration/motivation Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave the world a cultural commentary that we so desperately need right now in this article published by The New Yorker on December 2nd. … More Chimamanda, TEDEd, Arts Writers & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

No, You Aren’t Moving to Europe—an essay in three parts by Kelly Davio

Part 1: Brexit Britain Finally, the 2016 US election is over. (The next four years are on their way, but let’s not go there just yet.) This campaign season was particularly grueling for progressives to watch: the bitter primary season that divided Democrats against one another, the degrading spectacle of the debates, and, of course, … More No, You Aren’t Moving to Europe—an essay in three parts by Kelly Davio

New Year, New Format: Now Accepting Submissions Year-Round

Beginning January 1, 2017, we’ll be unveiling a new format that will merge our content and allow us to publish more fiction, more poetry, and more creative nonfiction. Please take a look at our updated submission guidelines and send us your best work. We appreciate your patience as we make this transition and hope that readers … More New Year, New Format: Now Accepting Submissions Year-Round

Poetry Online, NaNoWriMo, & Publishing Walkouts: Your Weekly News Roundup! By Emily Ramser

Young female poets are using the internet — specifically Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram, in new ways to spread poetry. These poets utilize social media to reach new readers in an unprecedented manner. … More Poetry Online, NaNoWriMo, & Publishing Walkouts: Your Weekly News Roundup! By Emily Ramser

Kirkus Winners, LGBT Books for Prisoners & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

The fiction prize went to C.E. Morgan for The Sport of Kings, the nonfiction winner was Susan Faludi for her memoir In the Darkroom, and young readers’ literature author Jason Reynolds for his book, As Brave as You. … More Kirkus Winners, LGBT Books for Prisoners & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell