Tuesday, March 22, 2011

issue zero: draft journal

draft: the journal of process is a new educational literary journal which features stories, drafts, and interviews about the writing process. draft's mission is to emphasize the importance and diversity of the creative process, especially for new writers and students in writing classrooms.

"In draft, we’re interested in mechanics, techniques, approaches, triumphs, failures, concussive frustration--everything that goes into crafting a publishable piece of creative writing through revision. We ask authors to reveal their tricks behind the illusions. To tell us how it’s done, or try to."

issue zero - "the draft preview" - is now available, and 2 drafts are online as excerpts: “Saggitarius” by Greg Hrbek and “Once Upon a Time, Bananas” by Mary Miller

about draft
draft is edited by Mark Polanzak and Rachel Yoder. Mark Polanzak has published stories in Third Coast, The Southern Review, and The American Scholar, among others. He teaches writing at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Rachel Yoder has written for The New York Times, The Sun Magazine, Kenyon Review, and other publications. She teaches writing at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.

there also is a draft blog that features conversations, observations, and exercises related to drafting. "If you're a writer, teacher, or student, we hope you'll consider sending us your thoughts. We accept submissions for our blog via draftjournal@gmail.com. Please indicate "Submission" in the subject line."
blog link: http://draftjournal.blogspot.com/

draft - issue zero
draft preview with Greg Hrbek and Mary Miller
now available for $10

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