Slush Day #1

Dear [agent], Seventeen-year-old guitarist Meridian Ashton longs to return to Paris, or flee to New York, anywhere she might land a record deal, but a horrific accident at her cousin’s gymnastics practice prevents her from hopping a train. <Where, exactly, is she?...

Slush Day contest

Call me crazy, but I actually miss the days when I would look through slush as an editor. It’s fascinating to see all of the books and stories out there waiting to be discovered. Since I’m weird—and bored today, this being the more dominant...

Can we still be friends?

After the somewhat recent hullabaloo that was #yamafia, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I approach book reviews. I love reading and then sharing my thoughts on books, not just with friends, but with pretty much everyone. I’ve been known to hand sell...