Looking Back on Our First Year!

I have to be honest. It kind of snuck up on me. We’ve been working so hard to BE THE CHANGE happening in digital publishing, it almost slipped by. I looked at the calendar this morning and realized that March 1st is our one year anniversary. Can’t believe...

AWP: A Poet’s Retrospective by Tanya Chernov

From the first poetry class I took as an undergrad in 1999 to the day I resigned as poetry and translations editor of The Los Angeles Review this past fall, identifying myself as a poet also felt such a solitary act. As if declaring oneself an aspiring or professional...

What I’m Currently Looking for in Historical Fiction

For years and years I’ve been all about European royalty in my historical fiction. Don’t get me wrong, I still am right now, in fact I’m currently reading the newest of Sharon Kay Penman’s novels about the Angevin Plantagenets (think: Richard...

San Francisco Writers Conference

Event: San Francisco Writers Conference Location: Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, CA Length: 4 days + classes Cost: $725 general admission; $50 Speed Dating with Agents, $99-$198 open enrollment classes Attendance: 325 Website: https://sfwriters.org Overheard:...

The Reading Olympics

The Sochi Winter Olympics are upon us. There are some of us who are refusing to watch and others who can’t get enough. But either way you’re going to need some book recommendations to fill the time–because if you watch the Olympics when they end they...