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Sifting through the Avalanche: An Interview with Travis Kurowski

Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine (Atticus Books, August 13, 2013) is a potpourri of voices dissecting the role of the literary magazine in the history of American writing. To gather these many voices within one book is no easy task. In the following interview, Paper Dreams book editor Travis Kurowski talks […]

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Truth Told Slant: The History of the American Literary Magazine

“Literature is a conversation…and so, too, is this book.”   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2013   MADISON, NJ—In 2002, Travis Kurowski spent his free time wandering the university library, spending hours pulling books from shelves, hoping to find something new. He felt a sense of possibility, that out of all those titles, between thousands […]

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Rejections: Treasuring the Bite

I like the sheer sense of got-me-on-a-bad-day invective in them. Dear editors, I’m sending you these for the rejections series. They are from one Shelagh Nugent, who was the editor of a mag called Peninsular. The first reads: These stories are well written + “literary” – but I don’t think you’ve grasped the concept of […]

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