Thursday, January 24, 2008

Poem Published in the Facebook Review

According to their profile, "The Facebook Review, the first and only Literary Review that uses Facebook as its means of publishing, of marketing, and of editing. We are essentially an online magazine with the (titular) difference of location. All we want is to publish the best work by Facebook members and to do so free-of-charge, free-of-cost, and completely within the confines of the Facebook network and software environment."

This is such a wonderful and original concept. Another great aspect of this review, is that each new issue is edited by the contributors of the previous one. The editors call it the "Editorial Train" and it provides the opportunity for readers/contributors to get involved in the process of compiling the next issue. Therefore, each issue is a surprise and a delight to read.

They published one of my poems in this month's third issue and I will be helping to select the work that will go into the fourth issue.

Here's what you can expect in this month's issue:

Poetry by Alison Brandenbury, Zachary German, James Autio, Radames Ortiz, Tolu Ogunlesi and many more.

Fiction by Michael Collins Morton, Andy Riverbed and others.

I encourage everyone to submit and support this new type of journal. It's a wonderful example how writers can take advantage of social networking websites. You can visit the site here to review the submission guidelines.

*You will need a facebook profile to view this journal.

6 comments:

Robin said...

Uh! I didn't realize this is a real journal. Will go check it out. Congrats!

the amplified bard said...

thanks for reading, robin. yeah, i think it's a great and interesting concept.

Daniel said...

Still around town I see. I am back in H-town for a bit. Gotta find my people. Look forward to hearing from you. This email will probably only be active for a short time.

Tria said...

Wow! I didn't know they had a journal there, either. Thanks for tipping us off, and congratulations to you, too!

the amplified bard said...

daniel, it's great to hear from you. sorry i missed you while you were in town. feel free to email next time you're around.

the amplified bard said...

thanks for stopping by my blog, tria. yeah, i hope you submit some of your wonderful poems to the journal. it's a great little experiment.