Wordstalker Wednesday

Wordstalker Wednesday – May 20, 2015

There is just too much good stuff out there to not wrastle together a blog! Here’s what I remember from the past few weeks.


‘Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking’ returns from hiatus with Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by Matt Sailor, Hobart

A terrible song gets a wonderfully thoughtful write-up with Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” is Not a Feminist Manifesto by Puja Patel, The Concourse

Of all the ‘Mad Men’ series finale thinkpieces, this one best reflected my heart: I’m Okay, You’re Okay by Matt Zoller Seitz, Vulture

The Twitter conversation-starter piece of the week is definitely worth a read: Is it Time for Literary Magazines to Rethink the Slush Pile? by Lincoln Michel, Electric Literature

Love this meditation on writer and gender identity issues: Women and the Global Imagination: To Unravel the Knot by Amanda Miska, Prairie Schooner

Are you over AWP yet? I’m so not. But you shouldn’t be! Now What? In the Afterglow of AWP by Leslie Pietrzyk, AWP Blog

Finally, this lovely heartache of a piece is a must: Love, Cliff by Georgia Bellas, People Holding


Cartridge Lit is still looking for women’s creative takes on video games

Lockjaw Magazine is open through the end of May