Is the Pushcart biased against online journals?
The Pushcart folks won’t find much on Meijer’s Facebook page. Although, isn’t sausage, football, and poetry an intriguing combination?
Writing long sentences: “a way to protest the speed of information bites people are subjected to each day”? (Faulkner wouldn’t have fared well on Twitter.)
Perhaps Microsoft Word has affected not only the way we write but also the writing itself. “As Marshall McLuhan was fond of saying, we shape our tools and afterwards they shape us.”
Why an electric typewriter was the perfect Hanukkah gift for writer Ester Bloom.
Ever wish a well-known writer would send you a bonafide letter in the mail—every week? Subscribers to Letters in the Mail receive a weekly letter from writers including Marc Maron, Stephen Elliott, Janet Fitch, Nick Flynn, Margaret Cho, Cheryl Strayed, Wendy MacNaughton, Emily Gould, Jonathan Ames, and Matthew Zapruder.
A letter to the future about artist Damien Hirst’s latest show: “We hate this sh**. Everyone hates this sh**. These spots reflect nothing about how we live, see, or think, they’re just some weird meme for the impossibly rich that nobody knows how to stop.”