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Slideshows from Poets & Writers Magazine
As more readers choose a nifty gadget like the Amazon Kindle or the Sony Reader over a hefty new hardcover; a simple e-mail from a subscription service like DailyLit over a letterpress chapbook; or a flashy iPhone application such as Stanza over the soft dog-ears of a well-worn paperback, those who still appreciate and even celebrate those objects made solely of paper, ink, and glue will likely respond to the work of forty-nine-year-old painter Richard Baker.View the Slideshow
Despite its poverty and dispiriting censorship, Myanmar is a highly literate country. Last spring freelance writer Stephen Morison Jr. traveled to Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar, to visit its many bookstores and interview some of the local authors. He was there for only three days before Cyclone Nargis swept across the country, killing nearly 85,000 people.View the Slideshow
We asked readers to submit photos of their writing spaces. The creative habitats captured in these images reflect each writer's unique approach to finding inspiration, motivation, and focus.
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Behind the scenes at Adastra Press, where Gary Metras has steadfastly produced hand-sewn, letterpress-printed poetry chapbooks for nearly three decades.View the Slideshow
A series of photographs taken alongside the rural thoroughfares leading to Wonewoc, the small town in Wisconsin where novelist David Rhodes lives with his wife, Edna.View the Slideshow