Independent publicists Lauren Cerand, Kima Jones, and Michael Taeckens on what they do for authors.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
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.
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 novelist describes her progress as she writes her fourth book, The Great Believers, across five residencies, from 2014 to 2017.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including Feel Free by Zadie Smith.
The author of There There on the retreat in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
A literary organization brings new life to Langston Hughes’s house in Harlem.
The author of Pure Hollywood on the retreat in Saratoga Springs, New York.
A small press based in Austin, Texas, and Des Moines offers a new model for submissions.
Poetry Out Loud offers high school students a new way of seeing the world.
A former writing teacher explores the best methods for encouraging new talent.
The author of The Ministry of Special Cases on the retreat in New York City.
The author of An American Marriage on the retreat in Sheridan, Wyoming.
The author of Shahid Reads His Own Palm on the retreat in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
The author of What We Do With the Wreckage on the retreat in Mineral, Washington
The author of The Loss of All Lost Things on the retreat in Cassis, France.
A London-based initiative works to collect and archive poems in endangered languages.
The author of The Refugees on the retreat in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Dionisia Morales on five journals that published essays from her debut collection, Homing Instincts.
The author of Sweetness #9 on the retreat in Red Wing, Minnesota.
A poet and essayist recalls his personal introductions to poetry and its craft during his younger years.
Authors share their notes on writing in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: Tayari Jones completes the journey of writing her novel An American Marriage.
Authors share their notes on writing in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: finding the center of your story.
Authors share their notes on writing in this series of micro craft essays. In the latest installment: writing around tech in contemporary fiction.