Lit Link Loves: Our Internet Faves 6/1/15

Once every few weeks or so we’ll feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done. 


On YouTube, from Humble Beast, musician and spoken word poet Propaganda schools us on being "present" in our hyper-connected lives:

Be Present

 

From NPR, Roxane Gay's response to NYT's all-white summer reading list:

The Worst Kind Of Groundhog Day: Let's Talk (Again) About Diversity In Publishing

 

From The Guardian, authors share their favorite words:

From Plitter to Drabbletail: The Words We Love

 

From NYT, a review of Patricia Park's debut novel, Re Jane:

‘Re Jane,’ by Patricia Park

 

From A Contemplative Collage, a summary of top advice from agents and editors at the #Muse15 Conference:

LOG LINES AND WHAT EDITORS & AGENTS LOOK FOR: LESSONS FROM #MUSE2015

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