I got this lovely news in the mail today:
Dear Eliza Victoria:
We are delighted to accept your story “December” for a forthcoming issue of the print edition of Story Quarterly and, if possible, for Story Quarterly Online, the electronic edition of our print magazine, where work is reproduced as protected PDF files and in the form of audio (MP3) files.
Editor, Story Quarterly at Rutgers-Camden
Department of English
Camden NJ 08102
If this works out, “December” will be my first pro sale. Story Quarterly has published the likes of “Margaret Atwood, Anne Beattie, Frederick Busch, Joyce Carol Oates, T.C. Boyle and Jhumpa Lahiri.”
Great crowd! I love it! :D
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To all those who attended the event yesterday, thank you, and thank you also if you were among those who stopped in their tracks to talk to us lowly researchers. Heh. The article’s over here, m’lovelies. ♥
MANILA, Philippines—Some 80 questions were asked in the first-ever Philippine Daily Inquirer Presidential Debate held Monday at the University of the Philippines (UP) Theater in Diliman, Quezon City, but those who came wanted to ask more.
Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III should have been asked about Hacienda Luisita, “and why he has not done much as a senator,” said C, 54, a businesswoman.
Another, who decided to be anonymous, said: “Noynoy should have been asked about Hacienda Luisita. Up to now, no forum had personally asked him about this issue.”
But Elizabeth San Diego of Quezon City disagreed. “I have already read and heard a lot about the case of Hacienda Luisita so I did not want to hear more about it anymore,” she said.
Amer Amor, a professor at UP Baguio, said, “I expected that someone would ask former Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro about his links to President Arroyo.”
A 20-year-old student leader said he would have wanted to ask Sen. Manuel “Manny” Villar: “How much money does a candidate have to spend on political ads?”
Here’s an article about the forum itself, in case you failed to attend. Orayt. :)