Apr 24, 2012, 8:05 AM
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Writing Contest Winners Share Advice
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ADVICE FROM WRITING CONTEST WINNERS
In a recent post on G&A: The Contest Blog, poet and creative nonfiction writer Danielle Cadena Deulen discusses how winning awards in different genres gave her an edge in the job market, and offers her strategies for polishing a contest manuscript.
The post is the first of a series of online Q&As accompanying the new issue of Poets & Writers Magazine, which features a special section on the risks and rewards of writing contests.
Read Deulen's Interview
INSPIRATION FROM INDIAN CLASSICS
| In Writers Recommend, author Hari Kunzru offers the recordings of Pandit Pran Nath as a vehicle for inspiration. Kunzru writes: "Pran Nath's voice is vast, raw, chthonic--as if granite had learned to sing."|
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MARYLAND WRITERS WIN WRITERS EXCHANGE AWARD
| Poets & Writers is pleased to announce that poet Mollye Miller and fiction writer Adam Schwartz are the winners of this year's Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award.|
The winners, selected by poet Marie Howe and fiction writer Elizabeth Nunez respectively, will travel to New York City, all expenses paid, to meet with publishers, editors, and writers, gaining insight and establishing professional contacts.
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