|FINDING THE RIGHT AGENT|
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Advice on Finding an Agent
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|POET NIKKY FINNEY|
Nikky Finney, who is profiled in the current issue of Poets & Writers Magazine, reads a poem from her new collection, Head Off & Split.
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|NOT BEEN TAKEN BY PIRATES?|
"I used to think I had to have important events to write about, I had to be taken by pirates or something," says one of the participants in a writing workshop for seniors that Poets & Writers has funded for more than a decade. Check out this short video featuring an inspiring group of writers.
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|SOME COUNTERINTUITIVE ADVICE|
"Don't take notes," says novelist Justin Taylor. Let him explain it to you in the latest installment of Writers Recommend.
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AMERICAN POETRY: THE LONG VIEW
If you want to gain some perspective on the state of American poetry, please check out The National Book Foundation's series of short essays on books that have won the National Book Award.
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|LEON LEVY CENTER FOR BIOGRAPHY (SPONSORED ARTICLE)|
Third Annual Conference on Biography
Biography & Ethics
March 10th, Noon - 7 PM
Elebash Recital Hall
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
From The Aspern Papers to twenty-first century privacy issues: this year's annual conference focuses on the ethical questions every biographer confronts. Featured participants include Simon Winchester, author of The Professor and the Madman. Other speakers: Dorothy Gallagher, Mark Oppenheimer, and more.
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