Ahoy, writerly folks. It’s that time of year again: Time to support your species and purchase the fine, fine fiction issue published annually by the Atlantic Monthly. Don’t be halted by the nagging awareness that The Atlantic may not ever publish your work unless you change your name to Updike. Instead, think rosy thoughts like this one: While the fiction ship sinks in these times of waning literary interest, the editors at The Atlantic are waving their fiction flags high!
Had enough nautical metaphor? Good. Now go buy the darned thing.
And while you’re at it, read about the top MFA programs in the country of which my alma mater, Antioch University Los Angeles, is one.