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You’ve Signed a Contract. Now What?

Traditional Publishing versus Self-publishing The publishing world has changed dramatically over the past few decades. With the ease of self-publishing now, why would you even consider traditional publishing? The traditional publisher shoulders the expense of production, With a team of professionals at their disposal, a …

The view of Cuenca, Ecuador from my mother's balcony

Perfection Paralysis in Ecuador

I’m in Ecuador at the 2018 Cuenca International Writers Conference. I’m here as a speaker, but one of the perks of being a speaker is that you get to attend other speaker’s talks. Kate Kunkel offered a talk entitled “Turning Gobbledygook into Great Articles.” As …

Sisypha Larvata Prodeat by Jan Cole, art by Adelina Moya in English, French, and Chinese

Poetry, Art, and Language!

Multilingual Poetry and Art We are excited to report that our multilingual poetry book by Jan Cole, Sisypha Larvata Prodeat, is nearing completion. We are equally happy to report that we have received grant funding from the Huntsville Arts Council to help us with promotion …

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AWP 2018 Round Up

2018 in Tampa The 2018 AWP Conference in Tampa, Florida blew by like a whirlwind. Kim Davis was in attendance along with her colleagues from Texas Review Press, The Texas Review, and the Goliad Review & Press. Kim moderated a reading with her friends from …

Madville Attended AWP 2018–sort of

We were there… sort of Madville Publishing, LLC, was not quite an entity when Kim attended AWP in Tampa in 2018. The conference for Creative Writing Programs is a huge annual event, that creative writers should all attend at least once. 2018 was no different, …