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Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.

The Writers Studio at Thirty

by
Christine Koubek
4.12.17

Since its inception in 1987, the Writers Studio has grown from a small workshop in the West Village of New York City to an indispensable literary institution offering online courses, programming for children, and readings, craft classes, and workshops in five cities in the United States and abroad.

Craft Capsule: Visual Prompts

by
Christina Baker Kline
3.21.17

A novelist explores the finer points of writing fiction in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: the beauty of the bulletin board.

Craft Capsule: Making Conversation

by
Christina Baker Kline
3.14.17

A novelist explores the finer points of writing fiction in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: the art of writing dialogue, and Richard Price’s Lush Life.

Craft Capsule: Deny the Accident

by
Christina Baker Kline
3.7.17

A novelist explores the finer points of writing fiction in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: learning to trust your impulses, and Jackson Pollock’s “accidental” splatterings.

Craft Capsule: Good Sense

by
Christina Baker Kline
2.28.17

A novelist explores the finer points of writing fiction in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: the problem of beginning, and Gustave Flaubert’s rotten apples.

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