A growing list of grants and emergency funds for writers as well as resources for booksellers, tools for working from home, and more.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
A growing list of conferences, festivals, and writing contests that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Natasha Trethewey’s Memorial Drive, forthcoming from Ecco on July 28, 2020.
Six queer writers of color create a collective space to pursue their work, no explanations or apologies necessary.
“Just opening the document each day keeps it on track.” —Rebecca Dinerstein Knight, author of Hex
The pandemic that has shuttered nearly two-thirds of Barnes & Noble’s stores presents an unexected opportunity.
As scores of indie bookstores have shut their doors to the public and laid off staff, many continue to serve their customers via online orders and curbside pickup programs.
The author of the novel The Prettiest Star shares an exercise to help you approach your manuscript from a new angle.
Kelli Jo Ford’s Crooked Hallelujah, forthcoming from Grove Press on July 14, 2020.
A horse trainer and author of a memoir, Half Broke, contemplates silence, distance, and the language of our bodies during a pandemic.
A writer and illustrator in Hong Kong contemplates the lack of social interaction during the coronavirus pandemic.
The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center is just one of the venues offering online literary programming.
A new initiative from the organizers of National Novel Writing Month invites writers to find comfort in their creativity and stay inside while the battle with COVID-19 continues.
One of the New York City literary world’s most iconic gathering places faces an uncertain future during the coronavirus pandemic.
“I wish I could simply walk into an office every day and feel ready to go, but that’s just not the case for me, and I know that by now.” —Marianne Chan, author of All Heathens
An adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco writes about transitioning to online learning after her physical classroom was closed.
The coronavirus pandemic has radically disrupted the book business, setting off waves of bookstore closures and book festival cancellations, so authors and booksellers are teaming up to shift live events online.
Lynn Steger Strong’s Want, forthcoming from Henry Holt and Company on July 7, 2020.
“Work that’s good, that’s itself, eventually gets seen.” —Paul Lisicky, author of Later
Emma Copley Eisenberg finds inspiration on the open road, driving more than ten thousand miles in three months.
The author of more than thirty books of fiction and nonfiction imagines how a world without writing might function.
Leigh Stein’s Self Care, forthcoming from Penguin Books on June 30, 2020.
“The greatest challenge was in recognizing which poems belonged to this book and which did not.” —Carolyn Forché, author of In the Lateness of the World
Emma Copley Eisenberg borrows a creative exercise from beloved writer and comics artist Lynda Barry.
J. Courtney Sullivan’s Friends and Strangers, forthcoming from Knopf on June 23, 2020.