Posts Tagged: splinter generation

A Necessarily Incomplete But Hopefully Helpful List That Proves The Slush Pile Has a Pulse

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A couple of weeks ago, I ranted against a Wall Street Journal article that proclaimed “The Slush Pile is Dead.” The slush pile, for those who are unfamiliar, is the name for the large amount of unsolicited writing that’s submitted for publication to magazines and web sites. Part of the reason for my reaction to […]

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The Splinter Generation in LA with Kate Durbin, Lisbeth Prifogle, and More

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The Splinter Generation will be celebrating the official completion of the transformation of the journal from a one-time compilation to an ongoing literary journal on Wednesday December 16, 2009 at Avenue 50 Studio at 131 N. Avenue 50 in Highland Park at 7PM. We’ll have a dynamic performance by poet Kate Durbin, whose first full […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Happy 121st Birthday, T.S. Eliot. Edward Byrne talks about Eliot’s careful control of where and how his poetry appeared, especially as regards anthologies. Joel Brouwer explores the concept of the speed review. What I want to know is why I’m not getting more books in the mail. I organize the poetry reviews here, people! (poetry-at-therumpus-dot-net, […]

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Over at the Splinter Generation

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“It starts to put the world in perspective. You start meeting real people. You meet moms, and you meet children, and you meet dads, and uncles, and grandpas, and you know, the people that I consider to be heroes. I mean these people are basically saying, “I refuse to raise my children in poverty, or […]

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For the love of God, we are not Generation Y

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A little while ago, I got sick of hearing that my generation—which for some God awful reason is called Generation Y—was spoiled, lazy and stupid, all while we were fighting wars (one of which, I seem to remember, we were lied to about) and getting laid off in record numbers. So I and some other editors […]

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