Once again, I’m fairly upset that I didn’t make the cut (I thought I filled out the application perfectly this year — this time I made sure to spell “genius” correctly), but I’m glad to see that our beloved teacher Deborah Eisenberg is getting some recognition from (Douglas?) MacArthur.
A beautiful tale of revenge.
The Grish is coming out in defense of Dan Brown, all his terrible sentences and absurd notions of character. But I’m not posting this to resurrect the tired and pointless debate of literature versus entertainment, God no. Please, none of that here. I’m just bringing this up because, yes, we can all agree that Dan [...]
Here’s some good news, I think. And it’s great that she picked something that wasn’t already a bestseller.
The trailer for John Krasinski’s David Foster Wallace’s Brief Interviews with Hideous Men is up online, and I have to say: it looks surprisingly bland and sitcomish. But maybe I’m saying that because it features the best friend from The Single Guy as Subject #59. (Not that I have anything against former sitcom actors trying [...]
Meridian is currently looking for exceptional nonfiction pieces.
From our nonfiction editor, Hannah Holtzman: “For non-fiction, we are particularly interested in essays that go beyond memoir to engage the larger world.”
So hold on to that essay about the time your Aunt Sally took you on the tea cup ride at Disney World. Or the time [...]
There’s lots of talk about the future of publishing, how technology has changed everything, and how paper is doomed etc.. From minor changes like offering online/email submissions to the entire lit mag being an online entity, the literary journal world has made adjustments to try and keep up. Online lit mags are [...]
For my unceremonious first blog post as fiction co-editor, I have no wisdom to impart. Instead, I’ll direct you to this (I’m not really sure how to properly link something, so I apologize of this is a bit unwieldy):
Take a look. He’s got a lot of good stuff to say. All of [...]