Today it’s popular to say that political correctness is destroying America, but a recently discovered set of century-old clippings offer a cautionary reminder of what our country was like without political correctness. Goddard MFA faculty member Aimee Liu’s opinion piece about political correctness and her family history was published in the LA Times on March 27.
by Christine Kalafus Last spring I received an unexpected email from the outgoing Editor-in-Chief of The Pitkin Review. It read: “I wanted to ask if you’d be interested in filling the position of Editor-in-Chief next semester.” I nearly choked on my tea. Then I had two thoughts: There must be someone more […]
So, how does it feel to know that your 1999 memoir, Apples and Oranges: My Journey Through Sexual Identity, originally published by Houghton Mifflin, will be reissued by Seven Stories Press? Do you think this is a good moment for that to happen? It definitely feels good, but a little weird. Apples and Oranges is […]
Most writers live in Limboland. Limboland is that place you go to while waiting for someone (anyone!) to get back to you with a response to your work. The good thing is that it’s full of people just like you doing exactly what you’re doing…waiting for a response from a publisher or a theater. The […]
Minneapolis AWP — Check! I write this sitting cross-legged on the nubby zebra-print carpet of Seattle’s SeaTac airport. A friend dropped me off an hour early and I couldn’t be happier with the extra time to just chill. At the risk of sounding cheerleader-ish, what I want to say to all the beautiful passersby is […]
This is a new publishing idea (“a new place for writing that I am making online”). More from editor Jacob Severn: “I would hesitate to call it a journal, because it will have no archive, no collection. Only a single piece will be made available to read at any given time.” I first met Jacob […]