• Bastille Day in the Hamptons George Plimpton was a lot of things: and was without a doubt, most definitely LITERARY. But today, we’ll move past the founder of the Paris Review‘s literary career, and talk about fireworks. Yes, George Plimpton was an all out no holds barred pyrotechnic maniac. In the early 1970’s, Mr. Plimpton began humbly enough, with a […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments July 14, 2014
  • How to Beat the Slush Pile We’ve all been there: the Slush Pile. That netherworldly waste land of hopes, fears, and dreams. We write our stories, pen our poems, and send our art out into the art-hating world of television-loving football fans. And yet. And yet, somehow, authors are discovered through the slush pile every single day. At the New Yorker, […] Literary Man 0 Comments May 9, 2012