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

Craft Capsule: The End

by
Cameron Awkward-Rich
12.30.19
Hermit crab

How do you know when to stop revising? Cameron Awkward-Rich shares a memorization exercise that helps him recognize when a poem is done. 

Open the Book

by
Dara Meyers-Kingsley
12.11.19

Artist Diane Samuels turns works of literature inside out in a dramatic process of creative rewriting that highlights the intimate relationship between writer and reader in a painstaking homage to the ultimate act of creativity: writing.

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Ten Questions for Jeff VanderMeer

by
Staff
12.3.19
Jeff VanderMeer

“Writing—the writing it down—has increasingly become the least important part of the process. Living in the world of the novel, existing as the characters, viewing the day-to-day from their perspective, is the most important thing.” —Jeff VanderMeer, author of Dead Astronauts

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