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Turning the Soil: How a Year of Farmwork Yielded Poems

by Tess Taylor

The Literary Life

November/December 2016

<p>A poet reflects on how working as a farmhand in the Berkshires provided the foundation for her new book, <i>Work &amp; Days</i>, an investigation of the rich and ancient intersection between the agricultural and literary callings.</p>

A Lifetime to Write: Warren Wilson and the Origins of the Low-Residency MFA

by Jeremiah Chamberlin

Special Section

September/October 2016

<p>This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the country's oldest low-residency MFA program in creative writing, established by poet Ellen Bryant Voigt in 1976&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 15.4px;">at Goddard College before relocating to</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">&nbsp;Warren Wilson College in 1981. Contributing editor Jeremiah Chamberlin explores the program’s history and legendary faculty, and how it has served as a model for other low-residency programs across the country.</span></p>

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Special Section

March/April 2016

With some help from Virginia Woolf, an author and Bread Loaf Camargo fellow discusses the complicated decision to leave her family for a month in order to attend a retreat in Cassis, France, and the necessity of finding one’s own space to create.

Free Retreats, Fairs, and Festivals: Inspiring Getaways for Writers on a Budget

by Staff

Special Section

March/April 2016

<p>Whether it’s a daylong festival, a weekend conference, or a four-week residency, there are countless options for writers looking for a retreat. We rounded up more than eighty free conferences, residencies, and festivals across the country so that you can find the literary getaway that’s right for you—at little to no cost.</p>

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