CITY GUIDES: WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO GO
If you're looking for a literary haunt, a reading series, or a great place to write in your city (or in cities you might visit), check out the first four places profiled in our new City Guides.
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|POETS IN THE PARK|
This month marks the twelfth year our Readings & Workshops program has supported poets taking part in the Tuolumne Meadows Poetry Festival at Yosemite National Park.
We recently spoke with ranger naturalist Margaret Eissler about the benefits this event provides for poets and audiences.
Go the Readings & Workshops Blog
|ALLISON AMEND'S NONTRADITIONAL PUBLICATION PATH|
Representation by a big-time agent didn't lead to the publication of Amend's first novel--persistence, and an unusual strategy, did.
Learn How Amend Did It
|THIS YEAR'S WORST FIRST SENTENCE|
The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest has announced the worst sentence submitted to its yearly race for the most wretched first line of an imaginary novel.
Is this year's winner worse than, "It was a dark and stormy night..."? See what you think.
Read More in G&A: The Contest Blog
|FINE ARTS WORK CENTER (SPONSORED ARTICLE)|
|The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown announces the launch of 24PearlStreet, a new online writing program offering students the opportunity to write and learn in an online community, when they want, from wherever they are, led by some of today's most accomplished poets and writers. Poetry workshops with Carolyn Forché, Major Jackson, and others. Fiction with Julia Glass, A.J. Verdelle, and others. Nonfiction topics like nature writing, and memoir and genealogy, with writers including Brian Bouldrey and Howard Norman. Visit www.fawc.org/24pearlstreet to learn more!|
|CREATIVE WRITING PROMPTS|
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