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Firefly Helps Women Heal by Finding their Voice

For years, LaVenson Press Studios, in Hillsborough, has offered “women and young women writing workshops that instill emotional, and psychological truth in their writing.” Founded by Zelda Lockhart, the 2010 Piedmont Laureate, LaVenson Press Studios helps women use writing as a mode of healing and a way to celebrate their natural gifts. Firefly Ridge Literary […]

Snapdragon Offers Healing and Direction for Our Creative Powers

In healing tradition, the snapdragon flower helps redirect creative power into more culturally appropriate endeavors, easing physical ailments such as mouth and jaw tension, grinding teeth, and oral fixations. Snapdragon: a Journal of Art & Healing, offers a platform for self-expression and the healing of the soul. Through poetry and prose, the journal hopes to […]

Follow South 85 for Rare Finds, Hidden Gems

South 85 Journal, published by the Low-Residency MFA Program at Converse College, encourages us “write like mad.” If it’s good, they’ll want to see it. Founded in 2012, this online literary journal blends excellent writing and design with an eye toward expanding its multimedia presence; it recently launched a YouTube channel with videos of readings […]

Portals: the Practical Journal

With an enrollment of 23,000; small classes that allow for individualized attention; and affordable tuition, Cape Fear Community College is “a major economic development partner in southeastern North Carolina.” Students either earn two years of credit toward a four-year degree or graduate CFCC with world-class workforce training and employable skills. This same dedication to ethos […]

Small CRAFT Warning

Self-described as a “platform for emerging writers,” The Master’s Review is an online and print publication that offers a Fall Fiction Award (now open!) and publishes writers you may not have heard of yet—but will hear more from soon—in their New Voices section. Now they’ve launched CRAFT, an “online literary journal which explores the art of […]

Tar River Poetry Offers Expedited Submissions

Tar River Poetry was born in 1978, which means they’re coming up on their fortieth anniversary! Produced at East Carolina University in Greenville, Tar River Poetry publishes twice each year. The Spring 2017 issue featured a review of Peter Makuck’s collection Mandatory Evacuation, as well as poems by NCWN regional reps Catherine Carter and Karen […]

How Do You Spell Yemassee? Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y

Since 1993, students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina have produced Yemassee literary journal. In little more than a generation, Yemassee has thrust itself into the national spotlight, becoming not only a community anchor by hosting events and readings around the Columbia area, but also establishing a presence […]

Teach.Write: Where Good Writing Is Never an Afterthought

“Writing for publication should be a top priority for every composition teacher at every educational level,” says Katie Winkler, founder and publisher of the new literary journal Teach.Write. “Doing so reminds us of what a struggle good writing is—to find an idea, narrow it down, compose, revise, edit, proofread, and most of all, become vulnerable […]

Less Chase, More Golden Egg

Geese feature prominently in many of our most beloved adages. There’s the “goose that laid the golden egg.” There’s the time-consuming and frustrating experience of a “wild goose chase,” although, it’s important to remember at such times that “what is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.” The Wild Goose Poetry Review, however, […]

The Artistic Expression of Science

eno magazine is printed on recycled paper with soy ink. What else did you expect from a journal that seeks to encourage, promote, and publish “artistic forms of expression that inspire a deeper understanding of and creative engagement with the environment”? Founded by a Nicholas School graduate and run by students in the Nicholas School […]