How can a college student explore literary publishing as a career path? Well, most literary journals in the USA are produced by colleges and universities. Students apply to be on the editorial staff, and a faculty advisor guides the process. Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana goes a somewhat different route. Their nationally-distributed journal, The […]
What holds us in place, makes us stop, pause, linger? Something of the senses, perhaps – a sound, a smell, something we want to touch. In the local cafes, gift galleries and bookstores that help us slow down and remember where we are, we may find a unique magazine called driftless – which has the subtitle, “Midwest […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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