Showing posts from January, 2012

We're going green! Important spring updates

This semester we have many new and exciting things lined up for you! First of all, we're transitioning from hard-copy to online submissions. That means no paper! Forget your CDs and floppy disks! What year are we in?! Not only are we saving ourselves the headache of pointless data-entry, but we're streamlining the entire production process.
Students can submit entries and contracts online that will be screened by the managing editor (me). If there are guideline issues you'll be contacted. If there aren't, they'll be assigned to the editors account which is set to the highest blind level, so the only thing they can view is what you write in the content section or the image you submit. You also don't have to be in school to submit (especially if you're trying to beat the deadline). Working online reduces our paper trail, so you'll be notified about your submission status more quickly than in the past.
Editors don't have to depend on our office hours to…

Intern at The Center for Fiction!

The Center for Fiction, located in Midtown, is looking for spring 2012 interns who can work in the following departments: Events, Development/Programming, or Book Shop Retail and Marketing.
For more details on the programs and how to apply, check out
Hurry! Apply before the semester starts!
P.S. Happy birthday to MLK, Jr. who would have been eighty-three years old today.

Ai Weiwei "Sunflower Seeds" in NYC!

The world famous "Sunflower Seed" exhibit that appeared in London's Tate Museum is now in New York City. And check this ... admission is free!
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is a contemporary artist that focuses on political and cultural aspects/criticism. Last year, Weiwei made headline news after he was arrested before trying to catch a flight to Hong Kong and became prisoner to the Chinese government. A statement was made that he was under investigation for alleged economic and political crimes. The action resulted in a global outcry and movement in which fans all around the world signed petitions for his release, created websites, and even began an organization called Free Ai Weiwei. He was released on bail in June. Weiwei's porcelain "Sunflower Seed" exhibit is truly a remarkable work of art. If you're a fan, go check it out!
This exhibit is on view until February 4th Mary Boone Gallery 541 West 24th Street Open from 10:00am to 6:00pm Gallery is closed o…

Artistic Intern Opportunites at Coney Island!

Greetings all OTR Readers and welcome to 2012! :) For Issue 50 Fall 2011, the Olivetree Review received over 200 art submissions and 100 poems! Once again, thank you to everyone who participated and thank you to the editors who took the time to make sure the upcoming issue will be spectacular!
Looking for internships revolving around art performances and events? Coney Island kicks off the new year with volunteer and internship programs for current students and recent graduates. The non-profit institution presents internships that vary from art management, membership, development, event planning, technical theater, museum & archive collection management, and exhibit design! 
For more about application deadlines and more information, visit the Coney Island website at