Author Archives: Keara Hagerty

Decisions and Revisions

Posted by Keara Hagerty, GD Fiction Editor, 2.2

Hello, Readers!It’s the time of the year again when things start to get serious here in the Gandy Dancer family. Not that we aren’t always serious about amazing literature, but now we’re really getting down to business. Yes, readers, we’re buckling down and sending out our acceptance and rejection letters after weeks of reading, debating, re-reading, and re-debating all of the fabulous work submitted to us. Continue reading

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We’re launched!

Amidst a fabulous spread of divine potatoes, the rare occurrence of ample bacon, delectable muffins, and fresh fruit, we celebrated the launch of Gandy Dancer Volume 2 Issue1! There were around 45 people in attendance. Continue reading

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Announcing a new feature for 2.1

One of our earliest goals at Gandy Dancer was to connect readers and writers within the SUNY system.  We’ve been thrilled to see the work coming in from all over the state.  In issue 2.1 you will find stories and poems and essays from Binghamton, Old Westbury, Potsdam, Oswego and more.  We have decided to expand our boundaries with this next issue and are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for former SUNY students. We’ve developed a new feature we’re calling “Post Script.” Continue reading

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Your Submissions

Hey there, Gandy fans. The Online Editing and Production class is deep in the throes of selecting the pieces for Issue 2.1. This time around, we received 128 submissions, and we’re absolutely thrilled about it! The authors and artists hail from all across New York. Continue reading

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Rochester Pub Fair

Posted by Emily Withers, Managing Editor 2.1

Just a few weeks ago, the Gandy Dancer team joined Rochester professional and recreational publishers, writers, printers, and paper-makers in a publishing fair downtown. The Visual Studies Workshop, which hosted a similar event in Buffalo last semester, organized this marketplace-style buying and selling, informational booths, and food trucks to keep everyone happy and occupied. Additionally, there was a reading series by local published authors for the majority of the afternoon. Continue reading

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