Here is a great quote by the always quotable Anaïs Nin. My sister has been misquoting it for quite some time and I managed to decode what she was talking about, finally.
Here is the fiction editor of the consistently fantastic Indiana Reviewtalking about what types of stories they don’t like because they’ve read variations of them a thousand times in their slush pile. You can also see their take on poetry. In fact, you should just read their blog in its entirety. A lot of insight into how a literary journal works, writing and submission tips, etc.
This year’s MacArthur literary genius grants have been announced. Writer Junot Díaz is among them. Look here.