November 13, 2016
What angers me most is that nothing has changed in 50 years. The bigotry of then is still alive and well, and now feels like it can crawl out from underneath rocks. It's no surprise that the KKK, white supremacists, etc. have endorsed our president-elect. It's not enough for him to reject the endorsements because the endorsements speak volumes. If you don't want the endorsements, then stop promoting what these groups find acceptable.
December 21, 2011
In the end, an anthology constitutes a social microcosm upon a particular event.
November 12, 2011
A few weeks ago an editor of a very important (at least in my mind) literary magazine posted on the CLMP listserv asking for other editors’ thoughts on charging submission fees. That post initiated a firestorm of posts — both pro and con (and with varying degrees of emotion).
January 13, 2011
My working definition of libel is: "A published account that is untrue and does harm to a person (or entity)."
August 3, 2010
Knowing how hard it is to fit in getting at least one post up a week, I admire and envy Ron Silliman. His information is supremely useful. So useful I'd pay for it.
July 23, 2010
It’s only natural when new editors take over a magazine (whether commercial or literary) that they would want to put their own stamp on it at some point. After all, magazine editors take their profession seriously and want what they publish to reflect their vision and handiwork. Since readers often take a proprietary view towards […]