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August 15, 2018

Flying Island: “Pyramid Scheme” and “Willem McArthur”

Flying Island is an online literary journal published by the Indiana Writers Center – a nonprofit educational center in Indianapolis. Executive Director Barb Shoup talks with Reader’s Radar about how the Center supports writers around the Central Indiana region – support which includes a broad range of classes, a conference and a newsletter, as well […]

August 1, 2018

Indiana Voice Journal: “New Teeth” and “Barn Dance”

Online publishing is a natural start for literary journals with minimal budgets.  Indiana Voice Journal is one such publication, intent on bringing new and under-represented writers to its readers on the web, every month. Publisher and Fiction Editor Janine Pickett started the journal as a way to speak out from Anderson, Indiana, and connect with […]

July 18, 2018

Sycamore Review: “To Scream Like Goats”

Did you know that Indiana is not only home to at least 15 literary journals, but three of them—three!—are world-renowned, prestige publications?

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Reader’s Radar is a half-hour journey into the best new short prose fiction being published in literary magazines around Indiana.

Producer/host Shayne Laughter showcases short stories from current issues of literary journals like Sycamore Review, Driftless, and Flying Island, along with brief interviews of journal editors about each publication’s history, editing process, mission, and how live community events such as readings integrate the publication into their local civic life.