On and off for the last year I’ve been developing a project called Readsfeed, a website that automatically shares snippets and links to short stories, poems, and reviews by literary publications on the web.
These technologically stingy websites made me wonder: what exactly is the mission and use of literary journals in the digital era?
How could that person who loved Steinbeck’s writing now be this person who hates it?
I recently rediscovered the virtues of journaling, something slower, more reflective, and of course more private than blogging.
Members of the Identity Theory Facebook Group were recently asked to name their favorite Identity Theory story of all time.
I was thinking the other day, how can I become a better me? And then I realized, hey, didn’t that smiley guy from TV write a book about that?
We have been publishing for nine years now, and the sands of time–along with several redesigns–have eroded the presence of many older Identity Theory articles.
We are pleased to announce the addition of two bright young editors to the Identity Theory staff.
The alt-weekly newspaper in Vermont, where Identity Theory is headquartered, recently featured us in its “State of the Arts” section.
The New York Times recently proclaimed the death of photojournalism.
I have decided to re-open poetry submissions temporarily, with one condition: they have to be about money.
This essay was selected because of the author’s writing style and voice, which our editors found “robust,” “energetic,” “thoughtful,” and “sprawling (in a good way).”
As a result of some twisted effort towards generosity, we felt compelled to give out prizes to the authors of our "top stories" in each category published on the site.
The novelty of lodging in the Positively Fifth Street room is somewhat lost on me — it’s just like the last room I was in, only slightly more literary.
In a recent Identity Theory newsletter, I posed the question, "Does anyone know of any good Oriental places to eat in Austin?"