Rachel Yoder’s Nightbitch, forthcoming from Doubleday on July 20, 2021.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
The industry’s best and brightest agents respond directly to readers’ questions in this regular column dating back to 2010.
The critic on how she began writing reviews, how she and the Times staff pick books to cover, and how social media affects her work.
Copy editors are adapting to increasing cultural awareness of racial injustice and new approaches to representing identity on the page. How can their work can help or hinder social change?
The literary agent answers questions about submitting story collections, getting an agent’s attention, and querying two agents at the same agency.
Lara Ehrlich, the host of the podcast Writer Mother Monster, debunks the superwoman myth and considers how to balance writing and motherhood.
Established in 2004, the indie press strives to treat poetry as a genre with “frontlist potential” while also publishing fiction, nonfiction, and literature in translation from new voices.
The fiction writer and essayist on five journals that published their work and helped shape their debut novel, The Atmospherians.
The PERIPLUS collective aims to democratize writing and publishing by matching emerging BIPOC writers with established authors and publishing professionals for yearlong mentorships.
Three new anthologies including Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry and There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters From a Crisis.
Ten years after its first meeting, Women Who Submit has grown to a global community that continues to empower women and nonbinary writers to seek publication.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Second Place by Rachel Cusk and The Renunciations by Donika Kelly.
To foster a love of reading among kids in North Carolina, Caitlin Gooch started a program through which children can read books to horses.
The full archive of interviews with the professional writers, readers, and thinkers whose job is to start conversations about contemporary literature.
An excerpt from Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing, published in May by Polity.
An excerpt from The Essential June Jordan, edited by Jan Heller Levi and Christoph Keller and published in May by Copper Canyon Press.
Author Lara Ehrlich, the host of Writer Mother Monster, shares a selection of the best insights and advice offered on the podcast.
“There’s something sort of final and fulfilling about discovering, say, that a poem’s floor is also its ceiling.” —Justin Jannise, author of How to be Better by Being Worse
The author of Martha Moody finds new strategies to sustain her creative life after suffering a head injury.
Pik-Shuen Fung’s Ghost Forest, forthcoming from One World on July 13, 2021.
“Writers cannot afford the luxury of emotional numbness nor protective armor.” —Quiara Alegría Hudes, author of My Broken Language
The author of Martha Moody celebrates the creative freedom of small-scale indie publishing.
An exclusive first look at Myriam J. A. Chancy’s What Storm, What Thunder, which is forthcoming from Tin House on October 5, 2021.
“Do the hard stuff first.” —Kaitlyn Greenidge, author of Libertie
The author of Martha Moody writes about the intimacy and queerness of italics.