Articles by Nick Moran

September 8, 2011

From Iowa to Illinois 0

Poets & Writers‘ 2011 MFA rankings are out, and poet John Gallaher has some questions for students in the top 20 programs. (via The Rumpus)

September 7, 2011

Writing Without Reading 1

Buzz Poole expands Macy Halford‘s riff on the consequences of writing without reading. In the process, he refers back to last month’s popular piece here at The Millions by Steve Himmer.

September 7, 2011

Looking for Some Literary Tumblrs? 5

For bookish Tumblrs, I suggest you start following Awesome People Reading, Writers No One Reads, and CoverSpy.

September 7, 2011

Unferth on Lerner 0

The always fantastic Deb Olin Unferth reviews Ben Lerner‘s Leaving the Atocha Station.

September 6, 2011

Shenandoah Online 0

After publishing print editions for 60 years, Shenandoah has entered the digital game.

September 6, 2011

A Library Themed Wedding 2

Know anyone getting married soon? Perhaps they’d like to integrate some books and bookshelves. (via @ShelfAwareness)

September 6, 2011

Magic: The Gathering as Literature 0

A D Jameson has been writing daily updates about Magic: The Gathering as literature. Here’s part one of his HTMLGiant series. (And here’s part two, and here’s part three.)

September 4, 2011

Poets by Post 0

The United States Post Office is going to debut ten postage stamps in 2012. The theme? Famous poets, of course. In anticipation, they’re encouraging people to share their favorite poems on their Facebook page.

September 4, 2011

Master Palindromist 1

Today’s long read begins like this: “In March 2010, Barry Duncan, master palindromist, was locked in an epic struggle with the alphabet.”

September 3, 2011

Hybrid Essays, DIAGRAM Essays 0

The deadline for DIAGRAM‘s essay contest is October 31, but mostly I just wanted an excuse to link to previous winner Cheyenne Nimes‘ “SECTION 404 OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND THE SANTA CRUZ RIVER SAND SHARK, SUBTITLED ‘THIS TROUBLESOME REGULATORY CONSTRAINT’.“