Courses & Faculty
|MAGAZINE WRITING, EDITING & PUBLISHING|
This special class offering is available to students who select the "staff" option for their afternoon track. It is offered three days a week.
This course will examine the basic operations and principles of the magazine publishing industry, with a focus on literary journals. Student editors will study issues of current magazines, edit sample pieces, and using the programs Publisher and Issuu, create, edit, and produce their own online literary magazine, showcasing it at the final reading and reception on the last day of the Institute.
Danielle Marie Winterton is a writer and editor living in Ithaca, New York. Her first editing gig was as the lead editor of her high school literary journal. Since then, she has served as managing editor of several local newspapers in Dutchess County, editorial assistant intern for The Village Voice, prose editor of LIT, The New School’s literary journal, and co-founded an online and in-print literary annual, Essays & Fictions. Her interest in book arts led her to co-curate four installations of The Arcades Project, a pop-up literary and art book marketplace that was part of the Spring Writes Finger Lakes Literary Festival. She has taught writing at Ithaca College and currently freelance edits for individual clients on a per-project basis with a focus on book-length works.