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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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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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Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part Two)

If you love literary magazines, perhaps you’ve thought or even tried (maybe successfully) to start one of your own. Maybe you’ve got a list on your laptop of possible lit mag names, or have written down graffiti messages or phrases your friends say that make a lot more sense in context. The newly published Paper […]

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Six Degrees Left: Loving Lit Mags (Part One)

Some people think that once a piece of writing is published–a story, an essay, a poem, a review–that it’s finished. Kaput. A one-way transfer of info from writer to reader, like a transfer of germs, that the solitary nature of reading requires you to be quarantined with strep throat, pink eye, or other nasty ways […]

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Six Degrees Left: Tightening the Bond Between Libraries and Small Presses, Part Three

  Today the conversation continues to center around the logistics of opening communication between small presses and libraries with a look at eBooks and librarian publicity preferences. Read last week’s conversation. Thanks to Jefferey Lependorf, Executive Director to CLMP (Council of Literary Magazines and Presses) and SPD (Small Press Distribution), Sarah Houghton, Director for the […]

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Six Degrees Left: Tightening the Bond Between Libraries and Small Presses, Part Two

  Last week, the discussion covered the need for small press/indie books in libraries and the goal of the library. Read last week’s conversation. This week, we begin to get further into exactly what libraries are looking for, how they should be contacted, and the kinds of events where small presses and librarians can meet. […]

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Six Degrees Left: Tightening the Bond Between Libraries and Small Presses, Part One

  It’s difficult to find small press or independently published books. Shocker, right? We know it. It’s no wonder either; without the giant budgets for publicity and distribution, or household name authors getting movie deals, there’s little chance of getting onto the bestseller lists or the shelves at the front of the chain bookstores. The […]

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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics in Hollywood and Beyond

Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen wrap up their conversation on retellings in literature with a discussion on Hollywood film adaptations of books. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   Let’s talk about the other great adaptation […]

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Six Degrees Left: Retelling the Classics

  Atticus authors John Minichillo, JM Tohline, and Tommy Zurhellen continue their conversation on retelling the classics. Read last week’s conversation. The following conversation is conducted by Atticus Books publicist Lacey N. Dunham and editorial/marketing assistant Abby Hess.   …it is an altogether unique and enjoyable challenge to create “something new” out of something that […]

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