Article Archive: Feature

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

How We Remember: A Profile of Clint Smith

Destiny O. Birdsong
Clint Smith

In his first nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed, published in June by Little, Brown, poet and scholar Clint Smith delves into the legacy of slavery alive in the monuments and landmarks within and beyond the United States, in an immersive read that exquisitely depicts how a nation and its inhabitants remember its history. 

Agents & Editors: The Complete Series

Jofie Ferrari-Adler, Michael Szczerban, and M. Allen Cunningham

This series of interviews with nearly forty book editors, publishers, and agents offers a unique look at the past, present, and future of the book industry and what writers can do to thrive in today’s publishing world.