Category Archives: Essays

Work in Progress

When awash and still dripping with early drafts of a new story, I’m reminded of a teacher, confronted by pumped-up third- and fourth-graders, eager to show not only the answer to a question but to demonstrate how much they know. … Continue reading

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An Eclectic-but-Hearty Welcome to Our New Contributing Editor

Among our many editorial goals, being eclectic in taste manifests itself in our choice of contributors and contributing editors. Although we at Luna Review have a fixed set of editorial guidelines, you, Dear Reader and (we hope) Constant Reader will … Continue reading

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Jack Eidt: Fiction and Thoughts on Writing – by M. Talley

I first became aware of Jack Eidt’s writing ten years ago. Even then, other writers spoke in hushed tones: “Have you heard Jack’s latest piece?” Since that time, Eidt has won the best fiction award twice at the Santa Barbara … Continue reading

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Genna Rivieccio: Fiction and Opinions from The Opiate’s Editor – by M. Talley

I have a lot of admiration for people like Genna Rivieccio who start up a literary journal. There is no town crier shouting from the rooftops, “Give us more literary magazines!” While a few people working together can manage a … Continue reading

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