94 deg ~ sun with big tufts of clouds, a slight breeze, mid-afternoon doldrums
So, Tin House has a new policy that requires unsolicited submissions to be accompanied by a receipt that proves the writer has purchased an actual book at an actual bookstore. Kind of cool.
Topping that, in my mind anyway, is Dzanc Books. During the month of July, Dzanc Books will donate a book to a library for every proof of purchase for books bought at independent bookstores. Yay! This supports all of my favorite things: poetry, libraries, and independent bookstores. Check it out!