Two novelists discuss the pleasures of reading and writing quiet books.
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The vice president and editorial director of Riverhead Books on the art of editing.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including The Dream of Reason by Jenny George.
A poet discusses five journals that published poems from his second collection, Pardon My Heart.
With publishers both large and small leading the way, literary vinyl makes a comeback.
An investigation into a common, and complicated, practice.
A comparative analysis of the last three years of the magazine’s Deadlines section.
An author and book reviewer discusses both sides of the writer-critic divide.
Library of America editorial director John Kulka on the importance of publishing classic American literature.
The iconic Seattle literary arts organization plans for the opening of a new space for writers.
A Missouri-based publisher of poetry and fiction allows authors more creative control over their books.
A new anthology from Haymarket Books celebrates Black Girl Magic.
A new graphic novel out from Montreal comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning poet talks about his new book, Air Traffic: A Memoir or Ambition and Manhood in America.
The editor of Black Renaissance Noire on the importance of publishing new and emerging writers.
Responses to AWP executive director David Fenza’s departure have been met by silence from the organization’s board.
On March 11 the board of directors of AWP ended its relationship with the organization’s long-time executive director, David Fenza. “I had no warnings,” he says.
The Pulitzer Prize winner offers his personal perspective on the idea of “home” in his foreword to Go Home!, a new anthology of fiction, memoir, and poetry by Asian diasporic writers.
Dan Beachy-Quick explores the infinite possibilities of poetry and the idea that metaphor can be a philosophy, and poetic craft a means of living a life.
Poet Dan Beachy-Quick considers rhyme, easily derided in workshop but able to make of the mind a wind-chime.
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.
A breakdown of the numbers behind the Deadlines listings in our March/April 2018 issue.
Split This Rock’s outgoing executive director on the intersection of poetry and politics, and the organization’s upcoming festival.
What to expect once you’ve published your debut book.
Independent publicists Lauren Cerand, Kima Jones, and Michael Taeckens on what they do for authors.