The Magic of the Perfect Writing Retreat

I went to a magical place last month: A three-day writing retreat in upstate Pennsylvania at the Highlights Foundation. I was torn two ways about sharing it with you all on the internet. Half of me wanted to sing from the rooftops that everyone should go to said magical place to experience the spellbinding calm, to rest andContinue reading “The Magic of the Perfect Writing Retreat”

Philadelphia and the Ploughshares Literary Boroughs Series

It’s up! My guest post is up! If you live in the Philadelphia area, are moving to town, or just want to know what’s occurring on the Philadelphia literary scene (where to read, where to write, where to get published) definitely check it out! I had a lot of fun doing the research for thisContinue reading “Philadelphia and the Ploughshares Literary Boroughs Series”

Calling for Submissions! Book About Byberry State Hospital, Philadelphia

The research for this Byberry State Hospital book is going great. I’m collecting lots of information and learning SO MUCH. I didn’t even know Conscience Objectors did public service during WWII–I thought they escaped to Canada, a la Vietnam war–let alone know that thousands actually worked, for no pay, in the state mental hospitals. However,Continue reading “Calling for Submissions! Book About Byberry State Hospital, Philadelphia”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing”–Kayla Wolfe

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! Every Thursday you can look forward to the personal stories of how someone else broke into publishing. (For previous posts in the series, check out this page.) The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpfulContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing”–Kayla Wolfe”

Philadelphia Literary Journal Pride

As I’ve been combing through Duotrope, New Pages, and Poets & Writer’s in search of new markets to submit my writing to over the past few weeks I’ve slowly come to the realization that Philadelphia has a promising up-and-coming literary scene! Not that Philadelphia shouldn’t naturally be super literary and cultural–it is one of theContinue reading “Philadelphia Literary Journal Pride”