Jazz Odyssey Acid Trips: Matthew Dickman Answers a Few Questions Before He Is Urgently Lead Away to a “Reception”

By Rosalie Moffett, Blog Editor Last night, I and two of my cohort drove through the sunset on a little two-lane highway that felt especially middle-of-nowhere, even for Indiana. We drove to Depauw University, to a building so glassy and lit up it looked more like a mothership than a “performing arts center.” This was … Continue reading Jazz Odyssey Acid Trips: Matthew Dickman Answers a Few Questions Before He Is Urgently Lead Away to a “Reception”

Who Reads My Submission? Questions and Reflections from a Young Reader in the Poetry Factory

By Rosalie Moffett, Blog Editor This is, in part, a response to Sean Bishop’s blog post for the VQR, “The Poetry Factory: On Mass Submission Culture” It’s true. I was extensively vetted. I graduated from Lewis and Clark College with an English degree. I wrote a cover letter. I took the bus to, what was … Continue reading Who Reads My Submission? Questions and Reflections from a Young Reader in the Poetry Factory