Literature Events Around Town: Lyrical Revolt|Revuelta Lírica

It's spring break, so no Forum lab today. Still, that's no excuse to neglect y'all! Seen at the 24th and Mission Muni stop: Answer Coalition presents: Lyrical Revolt|Revuelta Lírica An evening of progressive poetry, spoken word and vocal performances for social justice. Una noche de poesía, palabra oral y expresión creativa. 2969 Mission St, San Francisco …

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Meet the Editors 2017 [Part Two]

Today we're meeting the head genre editors! These talented folx are in charge of maintaining the submission logs of their specialty, organizing the submissions, and leading reader discussions. They're also responsible for editing, author revisions, proofreading, and work in conjunction with the Managing Editor to communicate with authors and artists. Bryce Riegel is our Fiction Editor …

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Writing Prompt Wednesday:

It's another week, that means it's another Forum lab! Today's topics include cover choices, finalizing choices and table of contents (look for acceptance emails once that's done), copy-editing and getting pestered by me for blog material. While you’re waiting, take a moment to write something fun based on the below prompt. Today's prompt is: A Secret …

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Happy UN World Poetry Day!

A decision to proclaim 21 March as World Poetry Day was adopted during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris in 1999. http://www.un.org/en/events/poetryday/assets/img/featured-image-video.jpg One of the main objectives of the Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities. The observance of World Poetry Day …

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Writing Prompt Wednesday (on Thursday)

I know you all must be on tenterhooks waiting for more Forum Magazine news. We're still in the last whirlwind days of finalizing choices (there are so many amazing pieces, you guys), deciding on fonts and graphics and planning our last couple of steps. While you're waiting, take a moment to write something fun based …

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