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Lori Jakiela

Interview with Lori Jakiela, Author of Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe

Lori Jakiela is the author of the memoirs The Bridge to Take When Things Get Serious (C&R Press) and Miss New York Has Everything (Hatchette), and the author of a poetry collection Spot the Terrorist (Turning Point), and a number of limited-edition chapbooks. Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe, her third memoir, is […]

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Burning the Pencil at Both Ends: An Interview with a Small Press Operator

Editor’s note: Samantha Donisi-Hamm is a graduate student at the University of Houston – Victoria, where she is working on her M.S. in Publishing. She recently asked Atticus Books publisher Dan Cafaro to respond to a series of questions for a research paper she is writing for one of her classes. What prompted you to […]

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The Shimmering Go-Between

An Autointerview with Lee Klein, Author of ‘The Shimmering Go-Between’

Editor’s Note: Atticus Books publisher Dan Cafaro recently contacted novelist Lee Klein in search of content for the Atticus website. He asked Lee if he would be interested in delivering a free-form self-interview, with a creative nod to The Nervous Breakdown, which has used the form to great effect. Lee was warm to the idea, […]

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Davila Gonzalez

A Lifetime of Inner Cultivation: Meet Davila Gonzalez

Our house is attracted to students of life and literature who passionately pursue an Atticus internship because we share, if not tilt, their world view, and we inspire them to be active members of the literary community. New Atticus intern Davila Gonzalez has a deep, enduring love for books and an insatiable desire to learn […]

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Remarkable Times: An interview with a 'glass half-full dinosaur'

Remarkable Times: An interview with a ‘glass half-full dinosaur’

What takes place within the inner workings of an independent press? And how and why would anyone ever become the publisher of one? In the following interview, Atticus Books publisher Dan Cafaro describes the experience of publishing exciting, quirky books with an overflowing abundance of passion and less than ample funds.     I understand […]

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Travis Kurowski

Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Five)

The newly published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine records the history of the American Lit Mag with essays and articles from the onset of print to the digital age. This round of Six Degrees Left brings together a group of dedicated lit mag lovers–real writers and editors, some who have pieces in Paper Dreams, as well as others […]

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Meet Zoë: Atticus Takes on Interns

As the back-to-school season dies down and students begin to plow through their heavy workloads, we were lucky to find two literature lovers ready and willing to take on even more. Meet the second of our two amazing interns for this fall semester, Zoë Henry, a senior Comparative Literature and Literary Arts double major at Brown University, […]

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Meet Steph: Atticus Takes on Interns

As the back-to-school season dies down and students begin to plow through their heavy workloads, we were lucky to find two literature lovers ready and willing to take on even more. Meet the first of our two amazing interns for this fall semester, Steph Heinz, a junior Creative Writing major at Susquehanna University, who will […]

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Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Four)

  The newly published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine records the history of the American Lit Mag with essays and articles from the onset of print to the digital age. This round of Six Degrees Left brings together a group of dedicated lit mag lovers–real writers and editors, some who […]

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Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Three)

How did you get to know your first literary magazine? Was it in person? Online? The newly published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine records the history of the American Lit Mag with essays and articles from the onset of print to the digital age. This round of Six Degrees Left […]

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