By Christopher Santini
If people could major in indecisiveness, I think that I’d probably be the first person declared in that field.
By Aviva LeShaw
By Shana Blatt
The Stood is the heart of Purchase—a hot spot dedicated to providing a student-run and student-funded creative space; in other words, a space free from administrative constraints.
By Erik Goetz
“A good writer is always a people watcher.”
– Judy Blume
As the end of the semester approaches, some of our readers may be asking “When is the next Italics Mine issue coming out?”
This post is to officially announce that Italics Mine is going from a bi-annual magazine to an annual one, published in the spring. Why? The Editing and Production class (your lovely IM staff) has been expanded to two semesters, giving writers and artists more time to submit, and us more time to craft your favorite literary magazine! Since the same staff will be on for the full year, it just made more sense to produce one content-rich issue, as opposed to two smaller ones.
“But how will I survive these coming cold months without a new issue of Italics Mine to curl up by the fireplace with??”
Well, if your hungry for some Italics Mine content, and can’t wait until spring, we recommend you browse through our articles (written by the IM editorial staff) or follow us on Tumblr for writing tips, news updates and more. And remember to keep submitting your work, up until March 7th! (guidelines here)
See you in the spring!
By Stella Heinz
As a creative writing major, I often find myself fascinated by the experiences of others. Continue reading “The Work of Representation : How to avoid cultural appropriation in fiction writing”
By Anne Penatello
The name’s Lotor, but when I was born, my mutha named me Reggie. She is a Brooklyn raccoon and mostly ate garbage while pregnant with my sisters and me. That’s why I have such distaste for the stuff—garbage that is. You see, I’m just y’ average campus raccoon who’s got no tolerance for trash and some might say that doesn’t make me average at all. You see, most raccoons go Yonkers for trash, but it just leaves a bad taste in my mouth.