Issue Sixty Eight

Quote of the Week

Writing Prompt: A Poem in Parts

I first did this poetry prompt when I was 14 years old. My teacher at the time asked us to write down the numbers 1 to 10 over two pages on the left hand margin and irregular intervals. I am going to ask you to do that now if you are doing this prompt on…

Neon: Open To Submissions

Neon Magazine is an online and print magazine based in the UK, publishing imaginative, stylized poetry and fiction. They maintain a strong experimental aesthetic, with a love of dark, post-modernist topics such as apocalypse, isolation, dislocation, apathy, technology, urban decay, and Kirk Cameron. They like work that is both shocking and beautiful, memorable and new….

Walrus Publishing: Open to Submissions

UPDATE: As of February 2016 they are closed to unagented submissions. Walrus Publishing is a small print and eBook publishing company founded in 2007 and based out of Missouri. In their own words “Our mission is to contribute to the literary arts by publishing books people enjoy reading, by collaborating with writing groups and programs,…

The Best Mystery Title

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

Mainstream Versus Literati

When I entered college as a graduate student in creative writing I had already spent a lot of my life writing. I finished my first novel at 15 and had completed four more after that. I had written over 200 poems the year before. I have always a wide variety of books. Still, I stuck…