I may not be blogging any longer for Poetry Has Value, but that doesn’t mean I can’t continue to share my poetry submission stats with you. So here’s the report for January (it’s remarkably positive–I do not expect anything remotely like this for the remainder of the year!) Continue reading ›
Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee, paying listings of competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). Continue reading ›
Image credit: Gregory Di Folco (Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/)
In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence
” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”
But, whatever I may have seen as their limitations of character or intellect, neither was anything like as humanly impoverished as Trump is: ignorant of government, of history, of science, of philosophy, of art, incapable of expressing or recognizing subtlety or nuance, destitute of all decency, and wielding a vocabulary of seventy-seven words that is better called Jerkish than English.
Source: Philip Roth, quoted in Judith Thurman, “Philip Roth E-Mails on Trump” (The New Yorker)
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›