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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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Daily News

The turmoil behind Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman; on marriage, writing, and Clarice Lispector; the total weirdness of the book tour; and other news.

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News and Trends

March/April 2015

The director of Bread Loaf’s new Translators’ Conferences talks about how the conference came about, what shape it will take, and what it means to be a translator in today’s literary culture.

Submission Blitz: Finding Courage at a Writers Conference

by Melissa Chadburn

Special Section

March/April 2015

<p>In response to the pervasive gender disparity in publishing, the Los Angeles–based group Women Who Submit encourages women writers to gather together and submit their work to magazines, and to celebrate the often intimidating process of sending work out into the world.</p>

Posted 2.05.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander gives an overview of the self-publishing process, followed by a conversation with literary agent Ted Weinstein—who represents Keith Devlin, NPR's Math Guy and author of numerous traditionally published books as well as the self-published title Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years—and publicist Amy Packard about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face.

Posted 11.12.14

Bonnie Rose Marcus, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (East), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in Washington, D.C., the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Carlos Parada Ayala, Sarah Browning, Elizabeth Bruce, and Regie Cabico.

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Daily News

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; and other news.

The People You Meet: Pitching Agents and Editors at Writers Conferences

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

March/April 2014

<p>Writers, agents, and editors discuss the delicate art of pitching projects at writing conferences.</p>

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Daily News

Haruki Murakami's next novel will be published in the U.S. in August; Chinese dissident author Yu Jie is having trouble finding a publisher; Electric Literature's 2014 Great Indie Press Preview; and other news.

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Daily News

Future Book examines Amazon’s pricing strategies; Margo Rabb explores the experience of meeting literary heroes; Scientific American looks at the link between creativity and eccentricity; and other news.

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