festivals

Poetic People Power

by
Rebecca Keith
5.1.12

As literature concerned with today’s often-grim realities gains new prominence, a handful of literary organizations are highlighting the connection between poetry and politics and strengthening the network of socially conscious writers. 

Litro Magazine

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www.litro.co.uk
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London
England
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Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2005
Representative Authors: 
<p><span style="color: #666666; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px;">Irvine Welsh, Yiyun Li, Glyn Maxwell, Benjamin Zephaniah, Kele Okereke and Andrew Crumey</span></p>
Issues per Year: 
11
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Subscription Price: 
£17.99 (gbp) for 1 year
Issue Price: 
Free!

We are a high-quality, innovative, literary magazine specializing in short fiction. We publish stories that excite us from new and established writers with strong voices and something to say.

Please don't send poetry, as we publish it on a commissioned basis only. All short-story submissions welcomed! 

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Los Angeles

by
Carolyn Kellogg
7.18.11

From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Nathanael West, Joan Didion to Raymond Chandler, many writers have been inspired by Los Angeles. In this installment of City Guides, Carolyn Kellogg, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times and Jacket Copy blogger, visits her favorite haunts made famous by writers of both past and present.

Boston

by
Ifeanyi Menkiti
7.18.11

The city of Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalists has produced many prominent writers in its past, but it is also a city whose literary history is still in the making. Ifeanyi Menkiti, who was born in Onitsha, Nigeria, and moved to Massachusetts eventually becoming owner of the nation’s oldest poetry bookstore, tours the vast literary landscape of the greater Boston area.

Dodge Poetry Festival Will Go On

by
Adrian Versteegh
8.26.09

The 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival will be held after all. Seven months after Dodge Foundation CEO David Grant announced the suspension of the popular biennial event, citing shrinking assets and increasing venue costs, the New York Times reports that the organization is on track to secure a new hosting partner by September. 

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