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The top five best BASS markets for women writers (and five not-so-great)

This one’s for the ladies! We’ve already covered how over half of all BASS stories came from the same 12 sources from 2005 through 2010, so let’s move to my pet peeve about the literary community: the potential for bias against writers who are women.  I posted this graph in a previous entry, but since […]

The Best American Short Stories exposed!

  This is Part One of a series analyzing the Best American Short Stories anthologies from 2005-2010.  For part two, read “The top five best BASS markets for women writers (and five not-so-great)” I’m one of those creepy writers who are less right brained and more perfectly balanced brained. It’s possible that I have a […]

It’s here! It’s here! It’s here!

Today is the day that my town gains its own center of beatnik culture. Da da da DA!!!!!!!!! Barnes & Noble! I finally got to leave work today for lunch at 2:30 in the freaking afternoon. Good thing I was able to gnaw on that intern for a while or I would have been a […]