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lit mags writing

Goodbye, weirderary

Yesterday, I wrote a goodbye post for weirderary, the online literary magazine I began with friends and classmates back in 2015. (I’ve blogged about it a few times before.) Creating weirderary was fun, and I’m glad we did it. First-hand experience is an excellent teacher, and I learned so much reading the thousands (yes, thousands!) […]

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writing

New issue of weirderary!

weirderary Issue 5 dropped recently! I can’t believe that the lit mag we started has been around for two years and five issues so far. We will be making some changes to weirderary soon, as you can read about in my letter from the editor in this issue. I’m now the editor in chief of […]

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lit mags writing

New issue of weirderary!

Click here to read issue four of weirderary! (Okay, so the issue came out back in October, but I forgot to share it.) I am so pleased that we’ve been doing this for over a year now. weirderary is a project I want to continue investing in and growing in the years to come. My […]

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writing

weirderary is live!

Okay, so it’s been live for over three months, but I had a busy semester and forgot to notify you guys. weirderary is the online lit mag my friends and I started. Please check out our first issue. In addition to helping choose what we published, I conducted an interview with Jacob Appel and reviewed […]

Editing

Want me to edit for you? Contact me. Current Editing Positions Chronically Lit Founder, Editor-in-Chief Plants Are Dope Founder, Editor-in-Chief Past Editing Positions weirderary Founding Editor Saw Palm Fiction Editor What Song is in that Commercial? Founder, Editor-in-Chief

Writing

Want me to write for you? Contact me. Non-Fiction VegNews “8 Inspiring Vegans Over 50” Tenderly “Should Vegans Eat Roadkill?” SYFY Wire “Geek Road Trip: Evermor, the Steampunk Sculpture Park Ascending to TV Immortality” Tenderly “I Don’t Feel Comfortable as a Vegan Activist Because of my Evangelical Upbringing” SYFY Wire “Geek Road Trip: Have a […]

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events

First Draft Event!

Although I’ve mentioned First Draft on my blog before, I haven’t gone into detail about what it is. Well, here we go: First Draft is a live lit event that takes place on the third Thursday of each month at Southern Brewing & Winemaking in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa. It features readings by […]

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education writing

MFA Halfway Update

I am officially halfway done with my MFA creative writing program. It’s been a wild ride! I’m giving an update because I’ve blogged about MFA programs so much before (whether or not to get an MFA, how much it cost to apply, what’s up with MFA creative writing rankings, where to apply, update after first semester). […]

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education events

USF English Department’s Fall Colloquium 2014

After updating you on three-month-old news, I realized I never updated you on one year and three-month-old news. My first semester in USF’s MFA program, I took part in the English Department’s Fall Colloquium. It was a formal yet relaxed event that included both academic and creative presentations connected by the loose theme of horror. (It was held […]

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writing

When Tony Pierce tells you to blog, you do it.

If you don’t know who Tony Pierce is, click this link, look around, and come back. I’ll wait. The other day Tony, or as I like to call him, “The Blogfather,” pointed out that entering an MFA program has slowed down my blogging. Where do I start? Tony, you remember my old blog posts from 10 […]