What does it really take to begin and operate a literary magazine?

As I began to wrap up my Bachelor of Arts program, much of my thoughts and energy began circling around personal reflection. I seemed to become enamored with reflecting on the past four years -- looking at who I was when I entered the university as a trembling teen too afraid to leave her dorm … Continue reading What does it really take to begin and operate a literary magazine?

Considerations During Production

Printing and production are a means of controlling the perception of a magazine. In the essay “The Letterpress in the Mimeo Revolution," Kyle Schlesinger provides examples of different forms of magazines and how they reflect the work within them. For example, he discusses the ‘Semina no. 1’ was produced using several different paper types, fonts, … Continue reading Considerations During Production

Submission Evaluations and Additional Projects

This week marks the beginning of Submission Evaluations. I started my week off evaluating a literary criticism piece. Each staff member was given one to two sample pieces to evaluate this week. Our editors with BePress access will be meeting on Friday to assign submission evaluations to each staff member. Even though I will not have … Continue reading Submission Evaluations and Additional Projects