Video Games as Literature: A Defense of the Medium

Column by Rob Blair Young
Video games are often looked down on. However, writers and lit enthusiasts can crack open new worlds of stories by appreciating the medium and its unique offerings.

'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier' Fumbles at the Finish Line

Column by BH Shepherd
May 12, 2021 (3) comments
A detailed look at the disappointing finale of 'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier'.

Content Marketing for Authors

Column by Peter Derk
The least gross form of a very gross thing: Marketing.

When the Answer Isn't Always Edgar Allan Poe

This essay encourages readers and writers alike to bridge the gap between literary and genre in order to find horror in unsuspecting places.

Blackout Poetry: New Interest in an Old Artform

Column by Jay Wilburn
May 7, 2021 (1) comments
Blackout poetry is appearing more in education, art therapy, and online. This and related art forms have been around a while, so this recent surge in interest calls for a closer inspection.

Gary Snyder: The Last Remaining Beat

Column by Joshua Isard
A celebration of a poet and thinker of the highest quality—one who can’t easily be categorized.

Mistakes I Made With My Self-Published Book Covers

Column by Peter Derk
May 3, 2021 (2) comments
Don't follow in my footsteps. Don't repeat my mistakes.

Latinx Horror Author Roundtable

Column by Cina Pelayo
A conversation with five Latinx horror authors about the genre.

Ruminations on Humanity, Escape and Sexiness: Recent Works by Kelly Kay, Leesa Cross-Smith and Alice Kaltman

Column by Ben Tanzer
April 27, 2021 (1) comments
Mini reviews of "Crushing" by Kelly Kay, "This Close to Okay" by Leesa Cross-Smith and "dawg towne" by Alice Kaltman.

11 Poetic Forms Ranked

Column by Rob Blair Young
For National Poetry Month, I'm ranking eleven different types of formal poetry.