Zach Tarvin

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If a Time Traveller Saw a Smartphone

Are we getting smarter or stupider? In “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains,” from 2010, Nicholas Carr blames the Web for growing cognitive problems, while Clive Thompson, in his recent book, “Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better,” argues …

From Folios and Signatures to ePubs and Mobis

We recently discussed the motivation behind creating the <i>Oyez Review</i> eBook, but the story and method behind the effort definitely warrants an entry …

Embracing the Digital

A lot of people have asked about how <i>Oyez Review</i> went about creating its eBook edition. Who did we use as a vendor? What software did we use? How much …

Submission Season Bonus Round: Handling an Editor’s Decision

You’ve written, you’ve examined the marketplace, you’ve formatted your manuscript, and you’ve submitted with a great cover letter. Time goes by. …

Preparing for Submission Season, Part III: Cover Letters and Bios

So you’ve written a great story or poem and you’re ready to send it out into the world for publication. Great! We’ve spent the last two entries …

Preparing for Submission Season: Part One

It’s almost here! Submission season is that magical time of year when literary journals (especially those tied to a university) start reading and …

Preparing for Submission Season, Part II: Attack of the Bad Advice

Early writers are awash in advice. All you have to do is join some writing forum online or stumble across any number of blogs and, BOOM, advice. Try</i> …

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Miya Ando’s Flotilla of 1,000 Bioluminescent Leaves | Colossal

<p>Last year artist Miya Ando traveled to Puerto Rico where she released 1,000 non-toxic resin leaves coated with phosphorescence into a small pond. …

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frozen lighthouse by Thomas Zakowski (j)

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …