Editing as relation
You’d expect planning an academic conference to be a lot of work. Four years of work, however? Less likely.
On craft-consciousness and how values work in texts
“Know how to use the criticism you get. Neither agree too quickly nor reject it. Just use it in the best way possible.”
On editing the magical Naira Kuzmich
What happens when editing itself needs to be revised?
One of My Good Son’s intuitive yet essential themes
Alex Myers’ Guide to Supporting Transgender Youth in Schools & Beyond
By Chelsey Shannon, editor After months of staying away from UNO’s campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I recently had the opportunity to do an on-campus shoot for the Press’s upcoming virtual event, “What Langston Did.” We engaged videographer Weenta Girmay to capture an in-person (outdoor, socially distanced) interview between myself and Kalamu ya Salaam. […]
“The old folks used to say, when you enter a room, speak to the people who are already there…” – Kalamu ya Salaam, Cosmic Deputy: Poetry & Context, 1968-2019 By Chelsey Shannon, editor Whenever his name comes up, Kalamu ya Salaam regularly claims Langston Hughes as his patron saint of writing. From a young age, […]