The Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction Series, founded by John T. Irwin, is one of the oldest continuously published literary series in the country. For 40 years, Johns Hopkins University Press has published distinguished works of poetry and short fiction exhibiting formal excellence and strong emotional appeal. The series publishes work by both established and emerging writers, and echoes the spirit of aesthetic inquiry found in the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars.
General Editor: Wyatt Prunty
My opening proposition: Peer review at its finest is an act of extraordinary generosity and is capable of engendering generosity in its wake.
Before I go further, though, let me acknowledge that I have, like all academic authors, been on the receiving end of the “reviewer 2” treatment: the review that seems pointlessly contrary, personally motivated, or otherwise determined to destroy...Read more
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