Out & About
Ian Doherty, a creative writing student atÂ Susquehanna University, recently conducted this Q&A with me for one of his classes. We briefly discuss the origins of [PANK], the state of the magazine, and a few things in between. Doherty: How did … Continue reading
Out & About
Paper Darts, one of my personal favorites, had a couple nice pictures of our AWP book fair table and some nice things to say about us on their blog. “It’s no surprise that PANKÂ has one of the sexiest displays at … Continue reading
AWP :: Gird Thy Loins
The conference itself sold out at 9,500 participants. The book fair exhibitor tables and booths sold out, as well, and while I don’t have the energy to count up the total (something like 500, I think), suffice it to say … Continue reading
Congratulations Robert Swartwood!
“Seven Items In Jason Reynoldsâ€™ Jacket Pocket, Two Days After HisÂ Suicide, As Found By His Eight-Year-Old Brother, Grady” by RobertÂ Swartwood, which appeared in the April 2010 edition of PANK,Â was just selected as the runner-up of the 4th Annual Micro Award! … Continue reading
City Lights magazine rack, San Francisco, CA Not sure why seeing this still makes me as happy as it does, but it does.
Rejection Response OTD, Unadultered
Dear Roxanne, Thanks for your thoughtful response. I agree the work is one of my weaker efforts, but I had the idea that I might find a place for it if only I set my sites low enough. Thanks again, … Continue reading
The Queer Issue Reviewed
We were so pleased this morning to read Marcelle Heath’s lovely review of our October issue. Check it out!
1. PANK 5 will assemble an army. PANK 5 will give birth to a dancing star. Poetry, prose and ecstatic otherness from Â Deb Â Olin Unferth, Lucas Southworth, Emily Kiernan, xTx, Sheldon Lee Compton, Kaitlin Dyer, S.J. Fowler, Marcus Wicker, Christopher … Continue reading
Poets & Writers likes us Ã¢â‚¬â€œ they really, really…
Actually, I still don’t think P&W knows we exist. Otherwise we would have had a cover by now, no? Regardless, on page 82 of the new Nov/Dec issue, in an article titled “The Journals Agents Are Reading,” Diana Finch of … Continue reading
Our Nominations for Best of the Net 2010
It’s always difficult to choose from the wonderful work we publish in our magazine when it comes time to nominate writers for recognition. As my co-editor said to me this morning, “We should just nominate the whole thing,” and he’s … Continue reading
Everyone tired and sore, raise your hand, say AWP.
Another year, another AWP. It was a good one this year, kids, so good I’m still hurting today. Altitude, dry air, endless boozing and the endless boozey hand shaking, a book fair that needed a zeppelin hanger it was so … Continue reading
All About Us
In the March, 2010, issue of Â The Writer Magazine, Mary Miller offers up “7 hip literary magazines you need to check out.” And whom might that selective cabal include? Why, none other than Keyhole, Kitty Snacks, Â NOÃƒâ€“, Â The Normal School, … Continue reading