Article Archive: Feature

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

Agents & Editors: The Complete Series

Jofie Ferrari-Adler and Michael Szczerban

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.  

First Fiction 2016: Nine More Notable Debuts

by Staff

As part of our sixteenth annual First Fiction roundup, in which five debut authors—Yaa GyasiMasande Ntshanga, Rumaan Alam, Maryse Meijer, and Imbolo Mbue—discuss their first books, we picked nine more notable debuts that fans of fiction should consider reading this summer.

Living Room: A Profile of Sam Savage

Kevin Larimer

Sam Savage wrote for decades and eventually gave up completely before his debut novel was published when he was sixty-five. Now he’s an international best-selling author with a third novel, Glass, published by Coffee House Press, and one simple message for all of us: Art can save you.