- Saltfront, a lit mag that focuses on place, had an amazing first story that made me burst into tears.
- I'm working through Sue Hertz's book Write Choices, which is all about nonfiction narrative and includes detail examples of drafts.
- The Sun also had a powerful story that reduced me to blubber. Maybe this is a theme?
It's gotten to the point where I'm familiar with a lot of lit mags because of submission guideline research. Buying one-offs is always fun, and I'd like to leave some room in the budget for that, but I like having some special markets, not necessarily the big names either, that I can support with pride.
I'll be posting more on AWP and on my reading list in the next few days. I've just been, well, reading...