Article Archive

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

Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including David Gilbert's & Sons and Lindsay Hunter's Don't Kiss Me, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

Eight Inspired Readings

Authors who know how to give an inspired reading, on stage or at the front of the room, in front of an audience, can make connections that are  just as moving, inspiring, and unforgettable as those established on the page.