Meet The Interns: Rebecca Glenn

Rebecca Glenn is looking forward to the challenge of contributing to the publishing process at Superstition Review. Her experiences in upper-division class work have inspired and encouraged her to consider a career in publishing. She is thrilled to have an opportunity to experience the field first-hand through Superstition Review.

Superstition Review: What is your position with Superstition Review and what are your responsibilities?

Rebecca Glenn: I am an Art Editor and I am responsible for soliciting art submissions from local and national artists. I also make decisions on art to include in the issue and then I correspond with artists to facilitate its publication.

SR: Why did you decide to get involved with Superstition Review?

RG: I took a class on publishing in literary magazines with Trish Murphy and my interests stemmed from that experience. I have always been drawn to the publishing process, but it wasn’t until I took the class that I was educated on what exactly literary magazines are.

SR: Besides interning for Superstition Review, how do you spend your time?

RG: I’m a homebody with a traveling streak. I love to cook and goof around with my two girls. We do a lot of drawing, art projects and impromptu dance parties.

SR: What other position(s) for Superstition Review would you like to try out?

RG: Nonfiction is my passion. It would be exciting to be the nonfiction editor. I also really like the idea of being a reader.

SR: Describe one of your favorite literary works.

RG: Madelene L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time is a personal favorite. There are certain creations, like A Wrinkle in Time, that are beyond category and that is part of the appeal to me. Most would say it is a children’s novel and yet I read it again a couple weeks ago and was entranced.

SR: What are you currently reading?

RG: I like to spend summers re-reading books from my childhood. I was addicted to reading in my youth and my summer days were almost always monopolized by a book and a cool spot in the shade. Since we are just coming out of the summer months now, I most recently finished the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

SR: Creatively, what are you currently working on?

RG: I paint sporadically and also dabble in charcoal. I am constantly drawing. I just finished a charcoal portrait of my mother for her 50th birthday. It is such a momentous celebration and I spent a lot of time trying to capture the years of her life in a single expression; it was tough. As far as writing goes, most of it is academic these days due to my school schedule.

SR: Where do you see yourself in 10years?

RG: That is the big question…I’m not so concerned with knowing. I can say with all confidence I have no idea; maybe a pig farmer in Peru.

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6 thoughts on “Meet The Interns: Rebecca Glenn

  • September 10, 2010 at 11:01 am

    I completely agree that “A Wrinkle in Time” is in a category by itself…It might be classified as a children’s book, but the quality and depth of the writing makes it appropriate for such a wider audience. It’s truly a wonderful piece of literature, and I too am entranced every time I read it. I think the book should be a required read for college students:)

  • September 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    Another children’s book that I have always found timeless is Dr. Seuss’s “Oh the Places You’ll Go.” I think of it most often when I find myself in “the waiting place,” which is more often than not.

  • September 13, 2010 at 1:05 am

    There is something intriguing about the idea of pig farming in Peru.

  • September 14, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    I can’t think of a better trilogy to spend a summer with your nose in than Lord Of The Rings.

  • September 14, 2010 at 11:34 pm

    Madelene L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time is one of my favorites too! I haven’t read it in awhile so it is definitely on my list of books to reread! I remember the first time I read it I was a little too young to completely understand what was going on, but I loved it anyway. It only got better with time : D

  • September 21, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    I’m with you in that I really like the idea of being a reader of The Superstition Review 🙂


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