»

| Give a Gift |

  • Digital Edition

Follow

Teju Cole, author most recently of Known and Strange Things and featured in Poets & Writers Magazine, September/October 2016.

Credit: 
Kevin Nance
(kevinnance.tumblr.com)

Yaa Gyasi, author of the debut novel Homegoing, and featured in Poets & Writers Magazine, July/August 2016.

Credit: 
Tony Gale
(www.tonygale.com)

Adam Haslett, author most recently of Imagine Me Gone and featured in Poets & Writers Magazine, May/June 2016.

Credit: 
Tony Gale
(www.tonygale.com)

Jhumpa Lahiri, author most recently of In Other Words and featured in Poets & Writers Magazine, March/April 2016.

Credit: 
Tony Gale
(www.tonygale.com)

Marilynne Robinson, author most recently of The Givenness of Things and featured in Poets & Writers Magazine, November/December 2015.

Credit: 
Kevin Nance
(kevinnance.tumblr.com)

Ann Beattie, author most recently of The State We're In: Maine Stories and featured in Poets & Writers Magazine, September/October 2015.

Credit: 
Greta Rybus
(www.gretarybus.com)

Poets & Writers Magazine

In addition to features from the award-winning print edition, the magazine online offers daily news items, advice from writers, and our popular blog about writing contests.

See More

Sept/Oct 2016

Subscribe Now and Save up to 65%

Popular Articles

Daily News

Daily News from Poets & Writers

Reading Other Women, Sound and Syntax, and More

Daily News

PEN appoints Saeed Jones and Hanya Yanagihara to its board of trustees; Mary Karr on memoir and the faults of memory; on the success of Paula Hawkins’s The Girl on the Train; and other news.

See More

Seamus Heaney Center Opens to Public, Trayvon Martin’s Parents to Publish Memoir, and More

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.29.16

President Obama proclaims October as National Arts and Humanities Month; National Book Foundation announces 5 Under 35 honorees; Hollywood’s “most sought-after word nerds”; and other news.

See More

Maya Angelou Documentary, Shirley Jackson’s Revival, and More

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.28.16

Viet Than Nguyen on cultural appropriation; Stephen King’s “singular weirdness”; Authors Guild condemns Google’s “commercial use of expressive authorship”; and other news.

See More

Most Read

Most Read

by

City Guides

In this tour of the Mile High City, novelist Jenny Shank visits the sites, writing groups, organizations, and presses that keep her hometown's literary spirit alive in the bootstrapping tradition of those “roaring drunken miners” who founded it.

by

City Guides

Ander Monson, editor of DIAGRAM and author of Letter to a Future Lover, leads a literary tour of Tucson, Arizona, home of the renowned UA Poetry Center.

by

City Guides

Author Jen Michalski takes us on a tour of the many literary sites writers should visit while strolling the gritty streets of Baltimore.

Most E-mailed

by

Feature

January/February 2013

Contributing editor Frank Bures recalls a meeting with the late poet Paul Gruchow during his formative years, a memory that sparks a personal investigation to better understand the stories we tell ourselves in an unconcious attempt to make sense of our lives.

by

The Literary Life

September/October 2014

A writer and workshop instructor grapples with what he sees as an increasing resistance toward the work of established authors among writing students.

by

Special Section

November/December 2013

Self-published author Jennifer Ciotta, literary agent Kristin Nelson, and independent publishing entrepreneur Richard Nash discuss the creative opportunities, challenges, and rewards of self-publishing.

What’s New

Welcome to pw.org! Not sure where to start? Consult our Top Topics for Writers.

Register for Poets & Writers Live: Inspiration in San Francisco, January 14 and 15. Early Bird registration is just $175!

Read select content from the September/October issue of Poets & Writers Magazine!

Dear President: A Message for the Next Commander in Chief From Fifty American Poets and Writers.

Download Ampersand: The Poets & Writers Podcast now on iTunes, as well as Stitcher and SoundCloud.

Sign up for our free e-newsletter to get updates on writing contest deadlines, new features on pw.org, news, and events.

Connect With Others

Make your connections in the Speakeasy Message Forum and join discussions about literary agents, conferences, writing contests, MFA programs, and other topics of interest. Search our Directory of Writers to find contact info, publication credits, and bios of 10,799 authors.

See More New Items

Funding for Literary Events

Poets & Writers can help pay the fees for writers participating in literary events such as book readings and writing workshops in New York State and California, and in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Tucson, and Washington, D.C.

See More

[logo] Barnes & Noble
[logo] Amazon.com
Poets & Writers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
[logo] National Endowment for the Arts

Subscribe to P&W Magazine | Donate Now | Advertise | Sign up for E-Newsletter | Help | About Us | Contact Us | View Mobile Site

© Copyright Poets & Writers 2016. All Rights Reserved