The April Reader

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industriallunch:

INDUSTRIAL LUNCH NO. 1 HAS ARRIVED
POETRY • ART • GLORIOUS JUNK
GET YOURS NOW

Gosh, this is great!
Highly recommended to all who see this post

industriallunch:

INDUSTRIAL LUNCH NO. 1 HAS ARRIVED

POETRY • ART • GLORIOUS JUNK

GET YOURS NOW

Gosh, this is great!

Highly recommended to all who see this post

The Brasilia Review #4

ds-litjournal:

The Brasilia Review #4 is a house of brick in the face of wolfish weather.

Fiction

Depression and Joy by Abdulaziz Abdurhman

    ”our neighbors sat into their windows listening to our singing”

Foreign Correspondence by Royee Zvi Atadgy

    ”she loved to see herself all naked-foggy and illusion-like”

Loyalty Lies by India Renee

    ”Most of all I never want you to do me the way I just did him.”

Non-Fiction

Lessing the Ex-Patriot by Dan Souder

    ”A great human emotion is the feeling when one’s foreignness slips away.”

Poetry

I Am Created in the Image of a Star by Silvia Angulo

    ”I am a smaller but equally puissant replica”

What We Saw #1: Flight by Josh MacLeod

    ”we who are about to die / inside salute you”

An Ordinall IX: A Pharmacy for the Common Man (1592) by Christopher Schaeffer

    ”I won’t watch the shows bro”

Something to Take the Edge Off by Sanbud Tehrani

    ”some tightropes you find out are too short only mid-cross”

(Submissions for Issue 5 are open!)

New Brasilia Review is here! Check out these great talents!

frankensteinradiocontrols:

sunyoungwrites:

i-like-ramyun:

A Literation, Volume 2A collective of original prose and poetry from writers who post on Tumblr.
I hope you all enjoy.  The writing in here is interesting and thought provoking.  Please reach out directly to each of our contributors for more information regarding their writing.

I accidentally blogged it on the wrong blog…

Check out issue 2 of A Literation!
My poem “Irrational Sonnet” is in here alongside stories and poems by many worthier folks. Not to mention it’s free!

It’s here!
Give this great journal a read everyone!

frankensteinradiocontrols:

sunyoungwrites:

i-like-ramyun:

A Literation, Volume 2
A collective of original prose and poetry from writers who post on Tumblr.

I hope you all enjoy.  The writing in here is interesting and thought provoking.  Please reach out directly to each of our contributors for more information regarding their writing.

I accidentally blogged it on the wrong blog…

Check out issue 2 of A Literation!

My poem “Irrational Sonnet” is in here alongside stories and poems by many worthier folks. Not to mention it’s free!

It’s here!

Give this great journal a read everyone!

Dec 8
sunyoungwrites:

Just a peek.  Been working on this steadily for awhile now.  Sorry it’s taking so long.  Appreciate your patience. 

sunyoungwrites:

Just a peek.  Been working on this steadily for awhile now.  Sorry it’s taking so long.  Appreciate your patience. 

dagseoul:

Jack Spicer “The window is a sword…”

dagseoul:

Jack Spicer “The window is a sword…”

(Source: dagwolf)

polishfootnotes:

question: do any of the writers here on Tumblr know of any cool, no-fee submission accepted via email literary journals? 

I heard “The April Reader” is good

Oct 9

TAR changes?!?

1c7:

theaprilreader:

According to documents provided by Edward Snowden, TAR may be changing to a quarterly (or otherwise lengthened) release schedule.

whaaaaat why

For you and others wondering this post goes into the changes TAR is undergoing pretty thoroughly. If you have not seen it, please have a read!

Oct 8

Re: Changes

Dear readers and writers,

As we’ve been hinting, TAR is moving to a quarterly publication schedule. The planned release of our next issue is early-mid December. We are accepting submissions at this time, so if you would like to be featured in our (re)inaugural issue, we accept submissions through our e-mail at theaprilreader@gmail.com

Why the change? Simple: to improve the journal. Over the 2+ years that TAR has been active, it has featured a large number of quality works provided by talented authors asking nothing in return. We have returned this kindness by offering critical feedback and a diverse readership from all over the world. But that simply isn’t enough.

For our readers, we want thicker issues with stimulating works of prose, poetry, and non-fiction. Why should releases have a limit? And without the constraint of a page count, there is no need to keep authors waiting with roster deliberations among editors. Writers will receive feedback faster, with more in-depth criticism to sharpen their drafts and engage their readers.

Furthermore, being published in TAR should mean something to an author. We are striving to increase the reach of our publication, giving published writers more exposure. Published works will also be given the respect of appearing in a journal with polished, professional design and presentation. Being a volunteer-driven organization will not stop TAR from being an accolade to published authors.

All of this is possible through a shift to quarterly publication, and much more will follow as TAR continues to grow over the coming months. And while we are sad to miss spending fall with you, we hope you’re as excited as we are about the next frontier of The April Reader. Keep an eye out for further updates and news!

With love,

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adornoble:

This is a really great conversation; everything about it is amazing; the stuff on poetry as a mode of thinking is excellent; the stuff on violence is fantastic; basically all of this, everything about the way Bonney is thinking about poetry & revolution, is superb

Story Published - "Teacher's Pet"

merryburningparty:

I can’t remember if I had an early version of this posted on here at some point or not. Maybe, I dunno. In any case, this is a story I just had published in Boston Literary Magazine. They specialize in tiny fictions. It’s a neat magazine, lot of good stuff.