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Editor in chief Kevin Larimer introduces Poets & Writers Live.
Kevin Larimer, editor in chief of Poets & Writers, moderates a panel titled Why We Write at the Poets & Writers Live event in New York City on June 21, 2014. Poet Edward Hirsch and novelists Tayari Jones, Victor LaValle, Roxana Robinson, and Tiphanie Yanique discuss how and why they started writing and what inspires them to keep going.
Michael Szczerban, senior editor at Regan Arts, leads a discussion about how editors and agents work together on behalf of authors at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City. Panelists include agents Amy Berkower of Writers House, Eric Simonoff of the WME Book Department, Molly Friedrich of the Friedrich Literary Agency, and Meredith Kaffel of DeFiore & Company.
Jofie Ferrari-Adler, a senior editor at Simon & Schuster, leads a conversation with debut authors Mira Jacob and Yelena Akhtiorskaya and agents Jim Rutman of Sterling Lord Literistic and Michelle Tessler of Tessler Literary Agency about the author-agent relationship at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City.
Award-winning poet Frank Bidart reads from his latest poetry collection, Metaphysical Dog (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013), at the Poets & Writers Live event on June 21, 2014, in New York City. Introduction by Kevin Larimer, editor in chief of Poets & Writers.
The second Poets & Writers Live event, held at Scandinavia House in New York City on June 21, 2014, featured advice and conversation about literary agents and the writing life with authors Edward Hirsch, Frank Bidart, Victor LaValle, and Tayari Jones, and agents Eric Simonoff, Amy Berkower, and many others.
Editor in chief Kevin Larimer moderates a panel titled Why We Write at the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles. Authors Ron Carlson, Meghan Daum, Harryette Mullen, and Charles Yu discuss how and why they started writing, what has helped them along the way, and what inspires them to keep going.
Dani Shapiro, the author of five novels and three memoirs, reads from her most recent book, Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013), at the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles.
Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work.
The inaugural Poets & Writers Live event, held at Beyond Baroque in Los Angeles on January 11, 2014, featured advice and inspiration from authors Harryette Mullen, Ron Carlson, Dani Shapiro, Terry Wolverton, Lauren Humphrey, Meghan Daum, Charles Yu, and others.