"At some point or another, all of us will experience grief. It’s our natural response to the loss of someone or something we love dearly. At least that’s what the self-help books say," FDU MFA graduate student and TLR Assistant Editor Lisa Grgas writes. While... READ MORE
Episode 2 of No, YOU Tell It!'s new weekly podcast features the opening half of the team-up with TLR show. Listen to switched-up stories inspired by the theme ‘3 Strikes’ from The Literary Review's Kahle Alford and Tim Waldron. Listen at No, YOU Tell It!
The second half of... READ MORE
The Literary Review's Assistant Editor Elizabeth Jaeger writes on "Reading Tom Sawyer: A Shared Experience" for The Literary Explorer: an ongoing series by Thomas E. Kennedy and Walter Cummins, FDU MFA faculty.
After the tour, we stopped in the gift shop so that my son... READ MORE
One of TLR Fiction Editor Justin Taylor's favorite books is Sam Lipsyte’s The Fun Parts (FSG, 2013). Taylor often assigns stories from the collection in workshops, and he recently assigned the book to his low-residency Western New England University MFA students.
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Alum Eric Paul's A Popular Place to Explode (Heartworm Press, 2015) was recently reviewed at The Literary Review.
Reviewer Heather Lang writes:
Eric Paul has created a world in which it is okay to stare at the sun, or the man with “fork-and-knife hands” who is “surviving on a... READ MORE
Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Fairleigh Dickinson University and combined her love for theater and writing to create No, YOU Tell It! - a series that supports storytellers as they strengthen their true-life tale on the page and experience someone else’s... READ MORE
How did Fairleigh Dickinson University's The Literary Review get started? How did Minna Proctor become involved? Read Fiction Expert Rachel Sherman's smart Q & A with FDU MFA faculty member and TLR Editor-in-Chief Minna Proctor.
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