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  • n. Plural form of quarterly.


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  • Literary magazines (what used to be called "quarterlies" or "little magazines") should play a vital role not just in publishing fiction and poetry but in maintaining criticism as an ongoing practice.

    Book Reviewing

  • They wanted "quarterlies" (additional issues of the magazine) and they wanted the magazine to go weekly or twice monthly, which didn't happen.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • There will continue to be resistance to the idea that book reviewers should seek the more congenial, if also more narrowly focused, space afforded by the quarterlies (or, for that matter, literary blogs).

    Book Reviewing

  • When those vendors file their quarterlies if they look suspicious, (very easy to spot, by the way) the auditors go out and do a one day audit.

    Excessive Deposits

  • Indeed, the problem of neglect or insignificance evaporates in a situation in which, in spite of the vast numbers writing (800 to 1,000 books of poetry are published in the United States per year; thousands of other poets publish in journals and quarterlies), we have no minor poets.

    On Poetry « Gerry Canavan

  • It is in the interest of the mystery of the guild to banish criticism altogether, and they have pretty much succeeded, reducing criticism to glowing, one hundred percent positive 700-1,200-word blurbs masquerading as reviews in the back pages of literary quarterlies, when they are allowed in at all.

    Anis Shivani: Creative Writing Programs: Is The MFA System Corrupt And Undemocratic?

  • He had the ethical bee in his bonnet and was a reformer of no mean pretension, though his work had been mainly in the line of contributions to the heavier reviews and quarterlies and to the publication over his name of brightly, cleverly written books on the working classes and the slum-dwellers.

    The Benefit of the Doubt

  • Leibling derided as“the quarterlies” hasn't grown much.

    The Life and Death and Art of Rachel Wetzsteon

  • That's why I am frequently called on to referee the All-Female Poetry Slams that are held around New England as fund-raisers for what A.J. Liebling disparagingly referred to as “the quarterlies”, the high-brow, low-revenue publications that pluck drops of verse from the torrent of poetry that is showered on them, providing them with a brief, mayfly-length existence, before they are recycled at one of the region's many picturesque do-it-yourself town dumps.

    The Sylvia Plath Foreclosure Sale

  • GDP in 2008 was often quoted to be £1.48 trillion, but taking the four quarters it seems more like £1.35 trillion - again the annual figure adds about 10% to the quarterlies.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?


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