Archive Post: Bradford Tice

This is Bradford Tice’s poem, Lilith, from the Spring/Summer 2005 issue of the minnesota review. Since appearing in the minnesota review, Tice has gone on to publish two full collections of poetry, Rare Earth and What the Night Numbered. He currently teaches at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln. Find out more at https://bradfordtice.com Lilith¹ Sometimes the … Continue reading Archive Post: Bradford Tice

Advice for Writers & Editors: An Interview with Ladette Randolph, Editor-in-Chief of Ploughshares

(Ploughshares is an American literary journal. It was founded in 1971, at an Irish pub in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is known for its guest editor policy and publishing literature of the highest order. Some of the writers who’ve placed work in Ploughshares include Raymond Carver, Mona Simpson, Ann Beattie, Robert Pinsky, ZZ Packer, Grace Paley, … Continue reading Advice for Writers & Editors: An Interview with Ladette Randolph, Editor-in-Chief of Ploughshares

TEN HIPSTER BOOKS and the drink you should be holding when you brag about having read it

10) On the Road by Jack Kerouac Paired with: Bloody Mary because you’re probably still drunk and/or nursing a hangover from the night before and are trying to impress a classmate from your 9 a.m. by talking about how transcendental The Beats were. 9) The Circle by Dave Eggers Paired with: Gin and Tonic because … Continue reading TEN HIPSTER BOOKS and the drink you should be holding when you brag about having read it

How to Get into Every Single MFA Program of Your Writerly Dreams

(For the real guide, click here) What, like it’s hard? Just like September meant when you were prepping for those undergrad years, September means application season has begun: and this time, for grad school. And not just any kind of grad school, but the writing kind. The arty kind. The hey-mom-don’t-cry-I-might-make-some-money-some-day kind. Like to write? Cool. Like fiction? Poetry? Creative … Continue reading How to Get into Every Single MFA Program of Your Writerly Dreams