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This Week: the World’s Tiniest Literary Magazine, the Longest Novels of All Time Summarized in 140 Characters or Less

By JK Evanczuk on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - View Comments

The smallest literary magazine ever? Matchbook Story is a lit mag published inside, you guessed it, a book of matches, with only enough room for a 300-character story.

The longest novels of all time, summarized in 140 characters or less.

Can poetry deter kleptomaniacs?

If you’re a writer, avoid these professions for your day job.

Unexpected literary references in “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” “The Simpsons,” “South Park,” “Looney Tunes,” and other animated TV shows, via.

You’re never too old to start writing. Case in point: an 82-year-old woman has just landed a 3-book deal this week. Take that, infamous “20 under 40″ list.

Here are some stories The Rumpus’s Seth Fischer likes. I like them too.

Image: Bruce Willey.

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