“There are very few rules that can’t be broken,” says the author of six books of fiction and one essay collection in this wide-ranging interview.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
Three Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes totaling up to $120,000 will be given annually for print and digital publications. The new awards program is intended to support both “nimble upstarts as well as established journals.”
Two fiction writers discuss scandals and second chances, finding the heart of the novel, and blurring the personal and political.
Novelist Amy Tan talks about her approach to memoir and how this shift in process changed the way she views her fiction writing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Shropshire, England–based Platypus Press.
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.
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.
At a time when the environment faces increasing threats, scholars and writers gather to promote conversation and interdisciplinary research about literature and environmental sustainability.
The first museum of its kind in the United States, the Chicago-based American Writers Museum honors writers and writing that has helped shaped American society and culture.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Duluth, Minnesota–based Holy Cow! Press.