Director of Legal Services for the Authors Guild
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"This issue offers insight into the work, heartache, and challenges of publishing a literary magazine—and perhaps that's the most fitting way to make this milestone."
An e-collection of craft essays from the early issues of CNF more
An Interview with Sam Pash
"Sometimes it's a challenge not to be too precious about your own ideas. Working with editors and art directors makes the process more of a group effort—you’re working towards a harmonious whole."
"A reader can still count on finding everything at a library, and there is still something emotionally secure about that."
Online Cultural Criticism