Former New Yorker poetry editor Alice Quinn discusses her final days at the magazine and looks ahead to more time spent in her role as the director of the Poetry Society of America.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Akashic Books, Belladonna Books, Cool Grove Press, Fence Books, Litmus Press, Ugly Duckling Presse, Four Way Books, and Tin House Books.
Showtime's Californication—a series about a best-selling writer (played by David Duchovny) who succumbs to the glitzy West Coast lifestyle—is renewed for a second season and leaves contributor Ken Gordon wondering, "What's the appeal?"
After sitting through a lecture about the harsh reality of literary publishing, an idealistic MFA grad took action and founded the Literary Ventures Fund, whose mission is to financially support books of all genres.
With more than forty years of experience in the business, agent Lynn Nesbit discusses how she signed some of her biggest clients, how a writer can get an agent’s attention, and what’s wrong with the publishing industry.
Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features Southern Humanities Review, Nimrod, Many Mountains Moving, Shenandoah, Virginia Quarterly Review, Notes From the Underground, and Slice.
Low-budget literary magazines are struggling to absorb the impact of the Postal Regulatory Commission's recent ruling in favor of a new pricing structure that favors large-circulation publications with heavy advertising.
Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues-in short, the news and trends-of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features American Short Fiction, American Poetry Review, Conjunctions, Fence, Tigertail: A South Florida Poetry Annual, Cave Wall, and Poetry.
A new Web site and publishing program offers an alternative to the old slush pile standard by putting a manuscript’s fate in the hands of its readers.
Two years after the demise of the Contemporary Poetry Series, the University of Georgia Press, in conjunction with Virginia Quarterly Review editor Ted Genoways, begins a new series with a traditional editorial approach.
Nearly three decades after introducing Zuckerman in The Ghost Writer and with the release of Exit Ghost, Philip Roth joins the ranks of authors who have bid farewell to their beloved protagonists.
Page One features a sample of titles we think you'll want to explore. With this installment, we offer excerpts from Rhode Island Notebook by Gabriel Gudding and Bowl of Cherries by Millard Kaufman.
Twelve debut poets talk about their experiences publishing first collections of poetry.
Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Akashic Books, the New Press, Melville House, Seven Stories Press, Disinformation, the Feminist Press, Slope Editions, Essay Press, and Rose Metal Press.
A look at select images from The Writer’s Brush, a collection of essays paired with visual art produced by some of the world’s most famous writers.
The release of three anthologies of creative nonfiction (or literary nonfiction or narrative nonfiction or whatever you choose to call it) proves that while difficult to label, there’s little challenge finding representative work for the so-called fourth genre.
Festival organizers, scholars, publishers, and readers celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s scroll-inscribed classic with special events and new books about the famous novel.
Page One offers a sample of titles we think you'll want to explore. With this installment, we offer excerpts from Cion by Zakes Mda and (Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions by Steve Almond.
The former Atlanta Journal-Constitution books editor discusses the public response to the elimination of her job and the future of book reviewing.
Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Dalkey Archive Press, Open Letter, the New York Review Books Classics, New Directions, Archipelago, Caketrain Press, and Octopus Books.