Article Archive

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.  

The Impossible Is Now Possible: A Conversation

Barbara Gowdy and Helen Phillips

Barbara Gowdy, whose novel Little Sisters is published this month by Tin House Books, and novelist Helen Phillips discuss profound empathy, how literature can change women’s relationships to their bodies, and writing against the odds.