Literal Lattt: Highlights from Fifteen Years of a Unique Mind Stimulating Literary Magazine
Jeffrey Michael Bockman, Jenine Gordon Bockman
iUniverse, 2008 - Fiction - 308 pages
For fifteen years, New York's community literary paper, Literal Latté, has kept free thought free, developed new writers, and fed hungry readers. Debuting in 1994, Literal Latté filled a void for aspiring writers and editors. In the modern world, where it is almost impossible to get published without an agent and almost impossible to get an agent without getting published, Literal Latté provided a much-needed missing link.
Serving up thirty-thousand free copies in New York's coffeehouses, book stores, and arts organizations, the editors published the highest level of new literature a feast in many flavors. Suddenly, good writing, in a friendly and accessible format, became as popular as cappuccino. With this anthology, Jenine Gordon Bockman and Jeffrey Michael Bockman, who remain traditional book people, present highlights from their years of publishing Literal Latté.
This eclectic collection of short fiction, poetry, essays, and nonfiction will dazzle any lover of good writing. Each selection is fascinating, and the writing, delectably varied, is flawless and clearly focused. The Bockmans have masterfully swirled the forty-five pieces into an enticing brew. So, pour that cup of Joe, pick up a pair of biscotti, and prepare to be thoroughly entertained.