As an avid reader of literary magazines, I am embarrassed to say that I just learned about Five Dials a few weeks ago. Perhaps it’s one of those subtle, colonial snubs that folks in the U.S. don’t talk much about this phenomenal British mag, but I realized nearly as soon as I stumbled upon it […]Read more "February: Poetry Picks & Prompts"
The February theme: How to begin a story/poem.Read more "February – Penned: Interviews with Writers"
For the new year, I’ve decided to change my focus for this column. I’ve decided to narrow my scope, and delve more deeply into one literary magazine each month; I want to explore the content that these magazines publish, but even more than that I want to talk about what they stand for, their mission, […]Read more "January: Poetry Picks & Prompts"
TDG editors talk about writers who inspire them.Read more "December – Penned: Interviews with Writers"
Editor’s Note | Tiegan Dakin Nonfiction Waste Not | Terry Barr Black and White | John C. Mannone Dragon Tales, Household Hobbies: How the Family Search for Shark Teeth Made Us Find Each Other Instead | Casey Cromwell Cycle of Life | Alice Lowe Of Moss and Men | Paul Hetzler True Tales From […]Read more "Issue # 2: Encounters with Nature!"
Hey, folks! It’s been a hectic month in terms of books: the first movie spin-off of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, was released on November 17; Carrie Fisher released her new Star Wars memoir, The Princess Diarist; and The Light Between Oceans by M.L Stedman and Looking For […]Read more "November: What Our Editors Are Reading"
A weekly column featuring our favorite poems from recently published lit mags & a related prompt to inspire your writing. This month I’ve selected 3 poems by women, all of them with both a hint of magic and a hint of darkness. I got into a mystical, spectral sort of mood with my reading in […]Read more "November: Poetry Picks & Prompts"