I spotted this on Twitter earlier this afternoon:
I can understand the poster’s frustration, but this suggestion seems entirely useless. Why? Well, I have some thoughts on that.
A lot of folks know that, because of the way I go about the practice of writing poetry, I rarely submit work to literary journals. Today, after receiving email from a list I am subscribed to, I was reading a submissions FAQ when I came upon the following:
As I am a middle-aged white guy, you may choose to take this with the proverbial grain of salt—but I’ve been thinking about this for a while, and wanted to add my perspective. So…