In this hour of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe is joined by editor of the North American Review, Jeremy Schraffenberger, and North American Review poetry editor, Rachel Morgan, to discuss the magazine’s history, its place in Iowa, and the future of the publication.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3
5:30 – 8:30 P.M.
WSU-PULLMAN CAMPUS, BUNDY READING ROOM, AVERY HALL
Literary Speaking Agent Vaughan Ashlie Fielder/ Book Editor Carey Salerno/ North American Review Editor Rachel Morgan will conduct a workshop where students can gain substantial editing and publishing experience. The workshop will include but is not limited to discussion, writing exercises, and mock-job interviews.
Vaughan Ashlie Fielder will discuss building a career as a literary speaking agent. She will walk students through the day-to-day operations of running a business and the challenges of keeping an agency small and personal as opposed to going corporate. Carey Salerno will discuss independent publishing, submitting work, and working with an editor. She will share guidance on the various steps, including book contracts, marketing, publicity, and book tours. She may also discuss the publishing profession and how to “break in.” Rachel Morgan will discuss the nuances of being a genre editor at North American Review, including guidance on managing submissions, interacting with authors, and layout as well as the importance of keeping up with current trends in literary publishing in the digital age.
Zone 3 features “Intervention Letterthought to Frederick Banting, Heavy Drinker,” in vol. 32. Also in the issue: nonfiction by Dan Beachy Quick and poems by Nancy Chen Long and Alyssa Jewell.
The Archway Reading & Lecture Series will begin the spring semester with an afternoon reading from poet and editor Rachel Morgan. This event is free and open to the public.
- Couchman Reading Room in the Charles C. Myers Library at the University of Dubuque
- Tuesday, February 27 3:30p.m.-5 p.m.
Rachel Morgan has new work out in Cimarron Review’s Golden Jubilee 50th issue. This anniversary issue has lots great work by Aimée Baker, William Olsen, Jim Daniels, among others.