How to Submit to Literary Magazines

Christian Buckley As a literary magazine ourselves, we’d like to reach more authors with great stories. For the writer, literary magazines are a great way to begin building a CV of writing credentials. An impressive publication history can make you look more attractive to potential literary agents and publishing houses. However, submitting to journals can… More How to Submit to Literary Magazines

Four Protagonists from Literature You’d Want to Grab a Drink With (And One You Wouldn’t)

Andrew Katz 1. Guy Montag, Fahrenheit 451 Guy Montag is the perfect conversationalist, in large part because he’s still kind of a blank slate. This is a guy who hasn’t read too many books, and the ones he read were in secret on fear of death. Have you read the top 5 on the current… More Four Protagonists from Literature You’d Want to Grab a Drink With (And One You Wouldn’t)

Great Tips on Writing

Parker Gregory Shpak So you want to write?  No easy task.  You can’t just sit down and pump out some words.  You can’t just write.  No.  NO!  Writing is much more than that—it’s a metaphysical triumph of the spirit over the physical.  Naturally, you need to prepare yourself.  Let’s say you have an essay or… More Great Tips on Writing

A Day in the Life of the Least (or, Maybe Most) Stereotypical English Major

Bailey Shea It’s Tuesday night, and I have a very busy day tomorrow. Though I should be getting ready for a good night’s rest, I’m filling out one of those Buzzfeed quizzes that tells you your ideal major based on your fast food preferences and your dorm room décor (because “finding yourself” through a Buzzfeed quiz is… More A Day in the Life of the Least (or, Maybe Most) Stereotypical English Major

How to Conquer this Year’s National Poetry Month, the 30 for 30 Challenge

Kelly Stoldt Every year, I feel obligated as a poet to participate in the 30 for 30 challenge when April rolls around.  In order to celebrate National Poetry Month, the challenge consists of writing a poem a day, for 30 days straight. And, every year, the same thing happens. Writer’s block hates me.  I forget. … More How to Conquer this Year’s National Poetry Month, the 30 for 30 Challenge

Caffeinated Beverage Alternatives and Essay Writing

Photo by Matthew Henry from Burst Jack Sullivan It’s the end of March, and spring fever is starting to loom throughout campus. While the spring weather permits more outdoor activities, the term papers are multiplying.  If caffeinated beverages make you overly jittery and too anxious to actually focus, like me, doing work at this point… More Caffeinated Beverage Alternatives and Essay Writing