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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.

Posted 12.15.15

Mira Ptacin reads an excerpt from her debut memoir, Poor Your Soul, published in January by Soho Press.

Poor Your Soul

I know some things. I know you set the backyard on fire. It was autumn. You were six years old. The oak leaves were dry and crispy. You and your pal Don Johnson, that blond-haired, blue-eyed kid from St. Philip Elementary School who threw up every time he got excited, were playing in the backyard. I’m assuming you guys found the matches in the pile on Dad’s workbench.

The Deeper Mind: A Profile of Marilynne Robinson

by Kevin Nance

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November/December 2015

<p>Her new book of essays, <i>The Givenness of Things</i>, is further proof that Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Marilynne Robinson is writing with an entirely different level of intellectual and creative rigor.</p>

What Is Written for You: From Starvation to Salvation in Bulgaria

by Angela Rodel

Special Section

November/December 2015

<p>An American expat details her experience in becoming a translator of Bulgarian literature, and how it is “one of the best, most intellectually and spiritually fulfilling careers [she] could imagine.”</p>

The Translation Tango: On Being an Emerging Translator

by Megan Berkobien

Special Section

November/December 2015

<p>A young translator recalls attending the 2014 American Literary Translators Association conference, and her discovery of how deeply personal the craft of translation can be.</p>

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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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September/October 2015

Dawn Davis—vice president and publisher of 37 INK, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Atria Publishing Group—talks about editing Edward P. Jones, the lack of diversity in publishing, and what some of the most successful authors have in common.

Once Something Is Said: A Profile of Ann Beattie

by Joshua Bodwell

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September/October 2015

<p>Ann Beattie’s rise to literary stardom in the 1970s prompted readers and critics alike to anoint her as the voice of a generation, but her nineteenth book, <i>The State We’re In: Maine Stories</i>, published in August by Scribner, proves again that her powerful fiction has a timeless appeal.</p>
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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>

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November/December 2014

A new anthology of short fiction from the University of Wisconsin Press explores the breadth of stories that women of color have to tell.

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