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Students’ Choice: Benefits of Peer-Choice Reading – EngagedTeenLit – Medium

Students’ Choice: Benefits of Peer-Choice Reading<p>As an avid reader, it was difficult to see why my fellow classmates would complain about assigned …

Five Reasons You Should Create a High School Literary Magazine

Why You Should Create a Literary Magazine in your High School<p>1. High school is a time young adults can develop their passions and explore their …

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The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun

Yes, strong literacy skills help students get good grades and, eventually, good jobs. But schools shouldn't forget to emphasize the joy of getting lost in a book.<p>In a 2005 speech to the American Library Association, then-senator Obama described his view of the importance of literacy: “In this new …

Parents 'must let children choose what they read'

As games consume youngsters' time, publishing expert Michael Norris says reading should not be forced on them<p>Little boys don't like reading any more and even little girls don't enjoy it as much as they once did: this is the accepted wisdom inside the book industry – and in many British families, …

The Impact of Assigned Reading on Reading Pleasure in Young Adults

<b>Stacy Creel</b>, Assistant Professor, School of Library & Information Science, University of Southern Mississippi<p>Creel, Stacy. “The Impact of Assigned …

For the Love of Lit Mags

If you were to ask me to pinpoint when exactly my career in publishing and writing started, I would immediately think of a very specific room of my …

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Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM)

Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) Award<p><b>NEW OPPORTUNITY</b>: NCTE is seeking judges to review middle school and high school …

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What Literary Magazines Do For Every Writer: 5 Things

Between the covers of a literary magazine which has, at the very most, a circulation of a few thousand, a writer earns a first writing credit. Beyond …

Introducing "The Paris Review for Young Readers"

By The Paris Review April 1, 2015<p>“Anyone who writes <i>down</i> to children is simply wasting his time,” E. B. White told this magazine in 1969. “Children are … the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick, and generally congenial readers on earth. They accept, almost without question, …

Literature

What Is a Literary Journal? And How Do I Get Into One?

There are lots of magazines out there. Ones you might be more familiar with are the ones you can buy at the grocery store check-out aisle—<i>Elle</i>, <i>Vogue</i>,</i> …

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Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction

<b>They tend to be more empathetic toward others.</b><p>It's not news that reading has countless benefits: Poetry stimulates parts of the brain linked to …

Can Reading Make You Happier?

Several years ago, I was given as a gift a remote session with a bibliotherapist at the London headquarters of the School of Life, which offers innovative courses to help people deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I have to admit that at first I didn’t really like the idea of …

Why Reading Fiction is Good for Kids

We can all remember the fun we had as kids pretending to live in another reality. I spent hours “teaching” imaginary students and playing with my …

Reading Fiction Improves Brain Connectivity and Function

Neuroscientists have discovered that reading a novel can improve brain function on a variety of levels. The recent study on the brain benefits of …

6 Science-Backed Reasons To Go Read A Book Right Now

In a world of omnipresent screens, it can be easy to forget the simple pleasure of curling up with a good book. In fact, a HuffPost/YouGov poll of 1,000 U.S. adults found that 28 percent hadn't read one at all in the past year.<p>But the truth is that reading books can be more than entertainment or a …

The Persistence of Litmags

Why on Earth would you start a literary magazine? You won’t get rich, or even very famous. You’ll have to keep your day job, unless you’re a student or so rich you don’t need a day job. You and your lucky friends and the people you hire—if you can afford to pay them—will use their time and energy …

What's the point of literary magazines?

It’s true that many cannot survive from sales – but this argument can be made about all art. Meanwhile, a growing enthusiasm for creative writing presents a tremendous opportunity for publishers<p>Like many people involved with little magazines, I was somewhat taken aback by Robyn Annear’s recent …

Top 50 Literary Magazines -Every Writer - Every Writer

This is our list of the top 50 literary magazines. Our criteria for this list has changed. We considered a wide range of criteria for this list. We …

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Literary Journals & Magazines

Introduction<p>Most writers get the attention of editors, agents, and other writers by first publishing their writing in literary magazines or literary …

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