These technologically stingy websites made me wonder: what exactly is the mission and use of literary journals in the digital era?
If, as a practical matter, The Curator spends most of her energy enhancing her reputation among the cosmopolitan museum set -- well, so much the better! After all, you don't expect her to stick around this hick town for long, do you?
The New York Times recently proclaimed the death of photojournalism.
A quick rundown of what some Identity Theory staffers are digging into this month...Drew McNaughton: Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson, The Brightening Glance: Children and Imagination by Ellen Handler Spitz, The New Kings: Nonfiction edited by Ira GlassRobert Birnbaum: The Song Before it is Sung by Justin Cartwright, Wrack and Ruin by Don Lee, …
A sampling of artworks by Dan McCarthy
The Summer River Although there is a bridge, my horse goes through the water