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All Your Weekends Are Booked With Weddings

Hi friends, I hope you had a great weekend. It’s been so much fun watching your completed Bingo cards roll in. I’ve added a bunch of books to my (never-ending) TBR after seeing what you all used to fill…

12 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
What To Read If by Elizabeth
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Signs as Britney Songs

Britney Spears is a Sagittarius legend. She captures the resilience, spontaneity, and freedom seeking qualities of the archer. When we started Astro Poets in November of 2016 one of our first twitter threads…

04 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
Astro Poets by Astro Poets
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it's my birthday month

good morning (it’s 4) to my sexy little emailers!!!! I was trying to be so cute towards you by writing outside at a café in Bushwick but someone is blasting screamo metal music? so loud that I cannot have…

03 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
My Sexy Little Email by Catherine Cohen
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#156 - Incident in the red light district.

#156 若杉鳥子「ある遊郭での出来事」   ある晩、F楼の亭主が隣家のH楼の電話を借りにいった。  Fにも電話があるのに自分の処へ借りに来たものだから、H楼の亭主は何事かと思って、 『お宅の電話は、どうかしましたか?』  と訊いた。 『ナニ、警察へちょっと……野郎感づくと遁がしちまうから……』 Vocabulary: 若杉鳥子 わかすぎとりこ Wakasugi Toriko (author, 1892…

03 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
Bunsuke’s Newsletter by Bunsuke
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"A Kind of Laboratory." Q & A With Stephanie G'Schwind, Editor of Colorado Review

Another editor interview has just wrapped! Today I spoke with Stephanie G’Schwind, Editor of Colorado Review. Colorado Review is one of America’s premier literary magazines. It has been around for half…

03 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
Lit Mag News Roundup by Becky Tuch
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Recalibrating What's Good

Hey friends, I’ve read a bunch of mediocre (published) books lately. And THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THEM. Why would I call them mediocre if I enjoyed them? Because they WERE! They were not high art. The plotting…

03 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
Agents and Books by Kate McKean
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Dracula: August 3

LOG OF THE "DEMETER." 3 August.—At midnight I went to relieve the man at the wheel, and when I got to it found no one there. The wind was steady, and as we ran before it there was no yawing. I dared not…

03 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
Dracula Daily by Studio Kirkland
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First "kill" by rocket launched fighter

Hawker Sea Hurricane Mark I, V6733, of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit, on the fo'c'sle catapult on board Catapult Armed Merchantman (CAM ship) SS EMPIRE DARWIN, in a convoy heading for North Africa. Note…

03 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
World War II Today by Martin Cherrett
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Very Fine Day #27: Hunter Walk

“Creativity doesn't have to be about economics, but if you deny people the right to see economic benefit from their creativity you are leaving a strategic opening in your product or platform for somebody…

02 Aug 2021 • 31 min read
Very Fine Day by brad esposito
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a little too rich for monday

Hello! Yesterday I took 7-year-old Lucia out for a sunny winter’s day. It started at a French cafe, where we read an Argentine newspaper (“Is it in French?”) and the glutenous among us ate pain au chocolate…

02 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
Claire Diaz-Ortiz’s Newsletter by Claire Diaz-Ortiz
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#158: The Longing Edition

Dear reader, I have been feeling perplexed by the intensity and nature of longing these days. This is, of course, not a new feeling. I learnt what homesickness is at boarding school. I have longed for…

02 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
The Alipore Post by Rohini Kejriwal
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the writer's guide to august's astrology

August 2: Sun in Leo opposite Saturn Rx in Aquarius What we want to do may be tempered by what we have to do. The reality check of boundaries — our own or others’ — comes crashing in, quite possibly related…

02 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
astrology for writers by Jeanna Kadlec
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Join us tomorrow: "Self-Care for Grief" event 🌸

Hi everyone, With all the c̶o̶n̶c̶e̶r̶n̶i̶n̶g̶ kind of terrifying news about the spread of the Delta variant throughout the world, I know many of us are wondering about our ability to safely gather IRL…

02 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
Modern Loss by Modern Loss
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Invisible illness diagnosed, a complicated elegy, tsunami dreams, bad apples...

Welcome back to Memoir Monday—a weekly newsletter and a quarterly reading series, brought to you by Narratively, The Rumpus, Catapult, Granta, Guernica, and Literary Hub. Each personal essay in this newsletter…

02 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
Memoir Monday by Lilly Dancyger
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55. guest newsletter: devin kate pope

Hi there! 👋 I’m Ida, and this is tiny driver, a newsletter about research, pedagogy, culture and their intersections. Thank you for being here. Reach out anytime by just hitting reply, I love hearing…

02 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
tiny driver by Ida Yalzadeh
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You’re Hoping the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Takes Gold

Hi Book Lovers, First off, apologies. Due to a Substack snafu, some of you may have received this email yesterday as well as this morning. Sorry about that! Last week, I went to the library and browsed…

02 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
What To Read If by Elizabeth
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