In the spirit of year-end best-of reading lists, we offer Joshua Bodwell’s Baker’s Dozen 2011 as a companion to his article “You Are What You Read: The Art of Inspired Reading Lists,” which appears in the January/February 2012 issue's special section on inspiration.
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Check out these exclusive excerpts from the debut novels and story collections featured in our eleventh annual roundup of the summer’s best debut fiction.
There is a seemingly endless number of feeds and folks to follow on Twitter, but if you're interested in engaging, entertaining tweets that will keep you updated on all things literary, begin with these.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Dial Press recently released the debut novels of crossover artists Steve Earle and Josh Ritter, musicians who, despite busy tour schedules, managed to carve out time to put their passions into print as well as into songs.
A selection of essays that commemorate what was lost and celebrate the literary arts in New Orleans.
In anticipation of our "Summer Reading Issue," we asked which books you, as writers who read deeply year-round, turn to in the warm months ahead. Culled from readers' responses on pw.org and our Facebook page, here are the results.
Need a dose of inspiration for your writing routine this April? Take our Poetry Challenge and try out a new writing prompt or poetry-related assignment every day during National Poetry Month.
Spread the word about debut poets and their work with this Pass-Along Poems chapbook. Print, assemble, and bind several handcrafted, saddle-stitched editions. Add your recommendations for first-time poets on the back pages, and while you’re at it, paste in your own polished, unpublished work or that of others you admire.
In preparation for our upcoming July/August issue, we want to hear from you: What books do you, as a writer who reads deeply year-round, turn to in the warm months ahead?
A sampling of budget itineraries for do-it-yourself retreats in Boston, Massachusetts; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Savannah, Georgia; and Taos, New Mexico.