Diana Filar is the chief copyeditor of The Berkeley Beacon. She is a senior writing, literature, and publishing major.
While Filar mostly writes fiction, she also writes book reviews for the Beacon. Her prose has appeared in The Spilling Ink Review and is forthcoming in Fractured West.
Currently, Filar is the editor-in-chief of The Emerson Review and reads submissions for Ploughshares. She recently applied to graduate school in comparative literature and started an anti-dating blog.
Caroline Praderio, author of essay collection Sweet Baby Jesus!, spoke last week about her creative processes.
Leo Tolstoy begins Anna Karenina with the oft-quoted words: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The dysfunctional family in Sara Zuckerman’s 79-page Yuck is no exception.