A Letter from the Editor: “Next not now”

From Anna Zarra Aldrich The theme for this year’s Long River Review was “next, not now.” Throughout the course of this semester we discovered the various meanings of “next” and found that each of our definitions differed slightly, which is part of the beauty of working with a large editorial staff.  For me, next was… More A Letter from the Editor: “Next not now”

The New Adult Genre and What It Could Mean for Aspiring Writers

by Jose Paz Soldan “New Adult,” is a term first used in 2009 in a contest held by St. Martin’s Press, a publishing company looking for something new. Though the idea of the genre itself wasn’t new at the time, the publishing company still christened a genre that to this day remains in hot contention… More The New Adult Genre and What It Could Mean for Aspiring Writers