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A pop-up literary agency at the University of Arizona allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience in the publishing world by connecting children’s picture book authors with established agents.
Four new anthologies including The 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist and We Are the Baby-Sitters Club: Essays and Artwork From Grown-Up Readers.
The L.A. press publishes genre-defying poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translation from the Asian Pacific American and Asian diaspora.
The author of There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural History of Blindness charts her literary passions and road to publication by the journals she has worked with as a contributor or editor.
A series of books, edited by Erica Vital-Lazare and published by McSweeney’s, shines a light on Black literature that was previously overlooked or underappreciated.
Writer and artist Patricia Hanlon has turned her experiences swimming in New England’s wild salt marshes into a book and a series of landscape oil paintings.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley C. Ford and The Vault by Andrés Cerpa.
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.
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 fiction writer and essayist on five journals that published their work and helped shape their debut novel, The Atmospherians.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Second Place by Rachel Cusk and The Renunciations by Donika Kelly.
Lara Ehrlich, the host of the podcast Writer Mother Monster, debunks the superwoman myth and considers how to balance writing and motherhood.
Author Lara Ehrlich, the host of Writer Mother Monster, shares a selection of the best insights and advice offered on the podcast.
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.
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 Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge and Festival Days by Jo Ann Beard.
Writers Rebel NYC, a coalition of writers who are part of the activist group Extinction Rebellion, seeks to encourage conversation and action around climate change through literature.
Writer Rachel Syme’s pen pal matching program has connected more than nine thousand correspondents from over fifty countries during the pandemic.
The independent press based in Troy, New York, prints twenty titles a year, including art books, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, which challenge genre expectations and push boundaries.
Artist and author Jillian Tamaki sewed and embroidered a piece called Blue Quilt to document her life during the pandemic.
Big Five and indie book publishers have recently increased entry-level salaries. Will it make the industry more accessible to BIPOC professionals?
The poet on five journals that published pieces from her debut collection, The Wild Fox of Yemen.
The Ford Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have launched a fellowship program that honors disabled writers and artists in a variety of disciplines with grants of $50,000 each.