Artifice Magazine will be rocking it at Mid-American Review’s Winter Wheat Conference this weekend, participating in two panels on Saturday: “Chicago Underground: Independent Literature Exploding Forth from the Windy City” (10:30-11:45), and “Chicago Shares Its Favorite Work” (2:30-3:45).
Editor-in-Chief James Tadd Adcox and Deputy Editor Ian McCarty will discuss running a literary magazine. Probably we’ll be talking about things like creating a relationship with your audience and creating a voice for the magazine overall. Maybe you’ve noticed we like to use the word “we” a lot? And kind of do this thing where the magazine itself has, like, a collective personality? Stuff like that.
Also the mechanics of running a small-press magazine, what we’re looking for, how we make decisions, etc.
& in the afternoon panel, we’ll be reading some work.
Artifice editor-in-chief James Tadd Adcox will be reading on November 19th as part of the Ear Eater Reading Series in Chicago. This month, Ear Eater is doubling as a fundraiser for Issue 2 of Pop Serial, one of our fellow Chicago-based literary magazines.
Probably JTA will read something about Fu-Manchu, or else something that involves a lot of yelling and dramatic fist-pumps.
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