Atticus Review is pleased to announce its Pushcart Prize Nominations for 2016, works by: Jared Yates Sexton, Anna Ralls, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Jeannine Hall Galley, Travis McDonald, Sheldon Costa.Read More
Jared Yates Sexton
A bonafide fascist is the president-elect and there are very real consequences looming. The Supreme Court could be altered for a generation. A global war that threatens civilization and demands a careful touch rages daily. And, I say this without hyperbole, the progress we’ve made in securing the rights of men and women of every race, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status is now in danger of being negated. We are entering one of the most pivotal eras in American history, and we cannot afford to sit this one out.Read More
As soon as the second presidential debate ended the cable news networks took to the air to name winners and losers while the candidates’ teams converged on the spin room to manipulate reality and the emerging narrative. None of it matters. None of it.Read More
July 25th – July 28th PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – The mood in Franklin Delano...Read More
It’s my intent, for better or worse, to jot out a missive each Monday with a purpose that is two-fold. 1) To let you know what’s coming up for the week at Atticus Review and 2) To occasionally express a little of what’s on my mind in terms of literature, the media, words, art, music. I will aim to keep these to about 800 words, which I believe is a number of words that holds special magical powers when it comes to electronic missives, children’s books, or recipes for guacamole.
First off, I’m happy to be at Atticus Review and I want to thank Dan Cafaro for bringing me on board. There is so much talent published on this site and there is such great talent bringing that talent to this site and I feel very lucky to be within such short sight of those great talents. I look forward to carrying on with more of the same, in addition to more of the non-same or new, including a (new!) weekly publishing schedule, several (new!) social media accounts, and a (new!) reading series which will at first be local to Northern New Jersey, but which could expand to other (new!) areas (some of which don’t even necessarily have to have “new” in the name.)Read More