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By Kathryn O’Donnell Our mission at Long River this issue was to find and publish pieces that are next, not now. “Next” shouldn’t be reserved solely for ideas that have never been discussed before. “Next” could be looking at a story that’s already been told from a new perspective. The parameters of “next” are defined… More What makes a story “next”?
People often find that I am the most unconventional of English majors. No, I don’t write a lot; no I don’t read novels in a day; no I don’t like Hemingway (which is a comment that has earned me many looks from my fellow students); if you want a story about the American dream, I’m… More How to Read a Book (in Case You Didn’t Know) By Sabrina O’Brien
My favorite things in life are music and books. The only thing I love more is when they cross over. 1) First prize goes to Neutral Milk Hotel. Their counter-culture classic and magnum opus In the Aeroplane Over the Sea is a giant love letter to Anne Frank. In an interview with Pitchfork, frontman Jeff Mangum explained the… More Top 10 Most Literary Indie Bands