“One new maxim that all those pitchfork-wielding warriors on social media might like to abide by: Even while disagreeing with your elders and (far) betters, respect them.” A closing suggestion in Lizzie Crocker’s thoughtful “How Literary Idols Get Burned on Twitter.”
I’m behind on a lot of my reading (what else is new?), but I have actually managed to get to Lara Vapnyar’s short story in this week’s New Yorker; here’s Vapnyar’s exchange with Deborah Treisman on said story.
In which Marie Myung-Ok Lee discovers “what AWP is truly about, beyond the panels, the parties, and the photos.”
Amanda Turner recently returned from her very first AWP, but she seems to have figured out a lot about the conference already.
I spent some time this week updating the “Where to Publish Your Work” page on this website. Check it out if you’re so inclined.
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.
Have a good weekend, everyone, and if you’re celebrating Passover: Chag Pesach Sameach!