Editorial

Why do Book Festivals Matter?

Once a year at the beginning of October, literary chaos in the form of vendors, publishing houses, entrepreneurial writers and slam poets make their way to Collingswood, NJ for a day of writing, reading and book selling. The last two years, rain has plagued the festival but has never fully managed to stop the excitement….

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So it Goes

Admittedly, the title of this post is a bit dramatic, especially in the Vonnegut sense since I am not about to inform you of someone’s demise. It is still an apt phrase, though. The “it” of the sentence is Apeiron and it certainly goes, or is going. Verbage aside, I’m here to update you with what…

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Travel Advice for Book Nerds

If you’re a bookworm and a story junkie like myself, then you know that summer can be the best and worst of times. There is so much more time to read and so much less to do. There is nothing like sitting in the sun, on a beach, reading a good book while feeling the…

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5 Resources to Stay in the Philly Literary Know

Are you like me? Do you ever get super upset when you miss an event in Philadelphia? Do you say things like, “I was right around the corner when that was going on!” or “I could have gone. I wasn’t doing anything??!!” If you are like me, then this article is for you. As an…

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SERIOUSLY: Five Things That You Missed at PBQ’s Comedic Poetry Night

Painted Bride Quarterly is a fellow Philadelphia based magazine that publishes short stories, fiction and essays. Their current issue is themed “ARE YOU KIDDING ME?” and it is a venture into the world of comedic poetry writing. The poetry night happened on the second floor of Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant and featured writers: Tyler…

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Comic Writer Scott McCloud on Visual Communication and Storytelling

The first interaction that Rutgers University- Camden had with comic writer Scott McCloud was his kind refusal, in front of the audience, to use the presentation projector closest to the window because “it wasn’t bright enough.” That being said, Scott McCloud is the most down to Earth guys you could ever meet. He made jokes…

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Five Reasons Why Technology May Not be the Death of Literature

I admit it. I roll my eyes when I see a Kindle. I am part of that clan of literary nerds who go to Barnes & Noble and inch around the Nook/Kindle table as if being anywhere near it will give me some sort of technology hive. That being said, I cringe when the descent…

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Closing the Gap: Camden Comic Con, 2015

 In a setting where men buying comics in spandex suits and capes can be found every few feet, one would rarely think serious conversations about literature could take place. However, that was one of the wonderful, defining aspects of the 2015 Camden Comic Con. The Rutgers Camden Athletic Center housed everything from the comic vendors,…

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More News, More Content, More Apeiron

It is my pleasure to update you on a few exciting bits of Apeiron news. The first is issue 9 is on it’s way and it will be new, improved, and better than ever (there may even be the option for turning real pages, but that will be revealed later). We had an excellent team…

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