Articles by Nick Moran

April 13, 2014

So, You Want to Submit to a Literary Magazine 0

Over at The Review Review, Chuck Augello provides a useful guide for writers trying to determine where they should submit their work. He covers several aspects of the process: Identifying Potential Markets, Circulation, Evaluating the Journal, Evaluation Criteria, and Simultaneous Submissions. None are more important than the last, though: Do the Work.

April 13, 2014

“I’d grown up watching and playing baseball.” 0

Recommended Listening: Hobart editor Aaron Burch reads “Scout,” a story from his new collection, Backswing, for the Reading Out Loud podcast.

April 13, 2014

“Oh, you Irish—you’re such MAR-velous storytellers” 0

The Testament of Mary author Colm Tóibín was interviewed as part of the President’s Reading Series at Johns Hopkins University, and he spoke about the difference between “being a reader, and being an Irish reader.”

April 13, 2014

Writing Workshops LA: The Conference 0

Writing Workshops LA – which was founded by our own Edan Lepucki – is hosting “The Conference” on June 28 of this year, and the day-long event will consist of “educational and thoughtful panel discussions as well as smaller, in-depth presentations and workshops aimed at informing and inspiring every attendee.” Presenters will include award-winning literary […]

April 12, 2014

Details on the Film Adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s Room 0

On Twitter, Room author Emma Donoghue breaks the news that Brie Larson will star in the film adaptation of her 2010 novel, and that the script will be written by Donoghue herself. (Related: our own Edan Lepucki reviewed the novel soon after it first published.)

April 12, 2014

Men Crying Over Poetry 0

A new anthology celebrates poetry “that moves men to tears,” and it includes the likes of Jonathan Franzen, Ian McEwan, and Salman Rushdie. Meanwhile, for BBC Newsnight, Clive James gets choked up while reading Keith Douglas’s “Canoe.”

April 12, 2014

“We see these wounded women everywhere” 0

The latest issue of the Virginia Quarterly Review features Leslie Jamison’s “Grand Unified Theory of Female Pain,” one of the most popular essays from her new collection, The Empathy Exams, which was reviewed for The Millions this past week.

April 12, 2014

2014 Guggenheim Fellows Announced 0

The 2014 Guggenheim Fellows were announced this week, and this year’s batch of honorees (PDF) includes ten poets, seven writers of fiction, and ten writers of “general nonfiction.” Among the names on the list, Millions readers will be thrilled to see Year In Reading contributors Hari Kunzru, Julie Orringer, Meaghan O’Rourke, and Susan Orlean, as […]

April 12, 2014

The New York Review of Money 0

Recommended Reading: All of the New York Times Book Review’s “Money” issue is worth a look, but in particular I recommend checking out Chris Ware’s original graphic short story. (Bonus: the Building Stories author recently contributed to our Year In Reading series.)

April 8, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: March 2014 0

Two newcomers ahead of next month’s big overhaul.