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Over 200 Small Presses Looking for Your Work
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OVER 200 SMALL PRESSES LOOKING FOR YOUR WORK
New additions to our database of independent presses include New Zealand's Cold Hub Press; Unbound Press, whose focus is poetry; and Parka Books, a digital press interested in publishing "great books by dedicated authors."
Go to the Small Presses Database
AN EXPERT'S GUIDE TO RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS
If you're thinking about getting away to write, this piece from the new issue of Poets & Writers Magazine covers everything you need to know about applying for a residency--including insight from residency program directors on what they look for in work samples, résumés, manuscripts, and letters of recommendation.
Learn More About Applying for a Writers Residency
|MY KIND OF TOWN, CHICAGO|
Credit: Nina Goffi
If you plan to attend the AWP conference in Chicago this week, look for us there! We will be at booth number 118. Stop by for free sample magazines, a raffle, and more.
P&W AT AGENTS & EDITORS PANEL
On Saturday, March 3, Mary Gannon, Poets & Writers Magazine Editorial Director, will moderate a panel entitled "Agents & Editors: Partners in Publishing." Publishing professionals Kathy Pories, Elisabeth Schmitz, PJ Mark, and Rob Spillman will provide advice about the best practices for submitting queries and proposals, and more. 10:30 - 11:45 AM, Wabash Room, Palmer House Hilton, 3rd Floor.
FREE CHICAGO GUIDE
Take along our free online guide to literary Chicago, in which Zach Dodson, cofounder of Featherproof Books, asks himself, "Where do I experience literary Chicago? The answer, mostly bars." Read more.
SPECIAL DINNER - MARCH 1
If you live the in Chicago area or will be visiting for AWP, join the Friends of Poets & Writers for dinner. Show your support for P&W, plus meet special guests Rebecca Makkai, Audrey Niffenegger, and Scott Turow. RSVP and get more information.
| In the latest Writers Recommend, author Eileen Pollack offers: |
"When I'm stuck, I daydream my way back to a place that still holds a great deal of emotion for me... lingering on the objects that vibrate and glow with some hidden, deeper meaning I have yet to discover."
Read More About Pollack's Objects
|MS. SOULFLOWER'S ARTISTIC FUTURE|
Devoya Mayo, aka Ms. Soulflower, talks with us about The Soulflower Group, a consortium of designers, DJs, poets, and others artists that believes "creativity and culture are essential in building community wellness."
Credit: Joe Osejo Photography
The Soulflower Group is one of hundreds of organizations supported by Poets & Writers through the Readings/Workshops program.
Read more on the
Readings & Workshops Blog
|NATIONAL IRIS N. SPENCER UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS (SPONSORED ARTICLE)|
The WCU Poetry Center
is proud to announce the national Iris N. Spencer Poetry Awards.
Undergraduates are invited to submit to the Myong Cha Son Haiku Award and the Iris N. Spencer Award, which welcomes unpublished, original poems composed in the traditional modes of meter, rhyme, and received form. The first place winner of each competition will receive $1,500 and a full scholarship to the WCU Poetry Conference, and the runner-up will receive $500.
Visit wcupoetrycenter.com for more information.
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