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The Sienese Shredder: A Completed Vision

By Macy Meyer, 2018-19 Creative Nonfiction Editor Like many other magazines in today’s surplus, The Sienese Shredder was destined for a short life. During its four years of operation, it may not have made a household name out of itself, but it managed to…

February 20, 2019
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The Best Stories Break Hearts

By Morgan Middleton, 2018-19 editor-in-chief Honesty? What does it mean? More importantly, what does it feel like? To me, it feels like Little Fiction and Big Truths.  The moment I read the journal’s title, I felt inclined to click. Because to me, and I’m…

December 11, 2018
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An Unfinished Look to It: Fence Magazine

By Miguel Gracia, 2018-19 managing editor I knew that I needed to read Fence from the moment that I saw its bright pink cover. I thought it was eccentric and intriguing, and that is exactly what the Spring/Winter 2015 issue of Fence is, from cover…

December 6, 2018
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The Mystery of Glitterature: GlitterMOB Magazine

By Natalie Jeffery, 2018-19 managing editor I always looked forward to the number candle placed atop my birthday cake. The years without it always left me with a twinge of disappointment. Sadly, individual memories of birthdays and cakes and candles from childhood have begun…

December 4, 2018
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Cabinet Review

by Talore Bishop, 2018-19 Baltimore editor and co-director of social media Losing my best friend after high school was a significant moment in my life. We had been friends since the second grade. We knew each other inside and out. I confided in her,…

November 13, 2018
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McClure’s and Tweed Days

by Tricia Nichols, 2018-19 Blog Editor McClure’s Magazine is a defunct literary magazine that ran from 1893 to 1929.  It was very highly regarded and influential during its time, commonly known for “launching the ‘muckraking’ era in American journalism” (The Modernist Journal Project).  Muckraking,…

November 6, 2018
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T.S. Eliot’s Idea of the Lit Mag

by Meredith Eilola, 2018-19 Fiction Editor As someone new to the world of literary magazines, I found T. S. Eliot’s “The Idea of the Literary Review” to be a helpful first reading to set guidelines and give warnings for the creation of a literary…

October 26, 2018