Novelist Amy Tan talks about her approach to memoir and how this shift in process changed the way she views her fiction writing.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
Based at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and led by Kwame Dawes, the African Poetry Book Fund supports and celebrates pan-African poetry.
Page One offers the first lines of a dozen new and noteworthy books, including Louise Erdrich’s novel Future Home of the Living God and Victoria Chang’s poetry collection Barbie Chang.
Poet Kiki Petrosino highlights five journals that first published poems appearing in her third collection, Witch Wife, out from Sarabande Books in December.
As part of a continuing series, we offer a breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants & Awards listings in our November/December 2017 issue.
Published this month by Little, Brown, David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium features images and artwork from the best-selling author’s 153 diaries, which he composed over the past forty years.
50 magazines and 5 small presses accepting submissions with no reading fees.
Read excerpts of the debut books by this year’s 5 Over 50: Jimin Han, Laura Hulthen Thomas, Karen E. Osborne, Tina Carlson, and Peg Alford Pursell.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Shropshire, England–based Platypus Press.
A new book subscription service sends members a novel every two months, along with food, recipes, and related ephemera, to help readers engage with other cultures.
Jamia Wilson, the new executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press, shares her plans to advance the press’s mission of championing marginalized voices.
Brooklyn, New York–based literary magazine A Public Space has launched a book division called A Public Space Books, with its first title set for publication next year.
The country’s longest-running literary quarterly publishes its 500th issue with a new design, a new editor, and a new submissions platform, but the same old commitment to literary excellence.
Novelist and singer-songwriter Ben Arthur finds inspiration in Puritan settler Anne Hutchinson, a character in Kurt Anderson’s book Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History.
More than ninety boxes of material includes notebooks containing early drafts of novels, as well as poetry manuscripts, photographs, audio and video recordings, and more.
Poets and writers share their notes on writing in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: considering process when writing a scene with action.
Poets and writers share their notes on writing in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: writing active dialogue without the use of gerunds.
Object Lessons is a series of nonfiction books published by Bloomsbury that each explore a single object. A new group of Object Lessons authors discuss their process—from research, voice, and style to the challenge of incorporating both personal and journalistic perspectives in their books.
The Poets House Showcase in New York City features approximately 3,600 poetry collections, chapbooks, broadsides, anthologies, and other poetry-related texts published in the U.S. over the past eighteen months.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Celeste Ng’s new novel, Little Fires Everywhere, and Frank Bidart’s Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016.
Illustrator and U.K. children’s laureate Chris Riddell provides fantastical artwork for a new edition of Neil Gaiman’s first solo novel, Neverwhere, published this month in the U.S. by William Morrow.
In a continuing series on international writing communities, contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. spends time with four authors in Tirana, Albania.
As part of a continuing series, we offer a breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants & Awards listings in our September/October 2017 issue.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Duluth, Minnesota–based Holy Cow! Press.
At a time when the environment faces increasing threats, scholars and writers gather to promote conversation and interdisciplinary research about literature and environmental sustainability.