Poet Dan Beachy-Quick considers rhyme, easily derided in workshop but able to make of the mind a wind-chime.
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Dan Beachy-Quick imagines the poem as a peacock with tail outspread, and the phosphorescent circle on each feather an actual eye. The poem lets us see through every eye.
The Tournament of Books kicks off its fourteenth year.
A former writing teacher explores the best methods for encouraging new talent.
A small press based in Austin, Texas, and Des Moines offers a new model for submissions.
Described as “a lamentation aimed at providing clarity,” Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country is Steve Almond's effort to make sense of our historical moment using literary voices, including Melville, Orwell, Bradbury, and Baldwin.
A breakdown of the numbers behind the Deadlines listings in our March/April 2018 issue.
Dionisia Morales on five journals that published essays from her debut collection, Homing Instincts.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including Feel Free by Zadie Smith.
What to expect once you’ve published your debut book.
Split This Rock’s outgoing executive director on the intersection of poetry and politics, and the organization’s upcoming festival.
A novelist describes her progress as she writes her fourth book, The Great Believers, across five residencies, from 2014 to 2017.
Independent publicists Lauren Cerand, Kima Jones, and Michael Taeckens on what they do for authors.
A London-based initiative works to collect and archive poems in endangered languages.
Julia Pierpont and Manjit Thapp’s new book features a hundred women who have changed the world.
The author of Don’t Call Us Dead on the retreat in Austerlitz, New York.
The author of The Loss of All Lost Things on the retreat in Cassis, France.
The author of The Refugees on the retreat in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
The author of Pure Hollywood on the retreat in Saratoga Springs, New York.
The author of There There on the retreat in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Poetry Out Loud offers high school students a new way of seeing the world.
A literary organization brings new life to Langston Hughes’s house in Harlem.
The author of We Play a Game on the retreat in New York City.
The author of An American Marriage on the retreat in Sheridan, Wyoming.
The author of The Ministry of Special Cases on the retreat in New York City.