The first lines of a dozen new books, including Feel Free by Zadie Smith.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
A small press based in Austin, Texas, and Des Moines offers a new model for submissions.
The Tournament of Books kicks off its fourteenth year.
A literary organization brings new life to Langston Hughes’s house in Harlem.
A London-based initiative works to collect and archive poems in endangered languages.
Dionisia Morales on five journals that published essays from her debut collection, Homing Instincts.
Julia Pierpont and Manjit Thapp’s new book features a hundred women who have changed the world.
A former writing teacher explores the best methods for encouraging new talent.
A novelist describes her progress as she writes her fourth book, The Great Believers, across five residencies, from 2014 to 2017.
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.
The author of We Play a Game on the retreat in New York City.
The author of Pure Hollywood on the retreat in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Poetry Out Loud offers high school students a new way of seeing the world.
The author of Sweetness #9 on the retreat in Red Wing, Minnesota.
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 Don’t Call Us Dead on the retreat in Austerlitz, New York.
The author of Shahid Reads His Own Palm on the retreat in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
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 What We Do With the Wreckage on the retreat in Mineral, Washington
The author of There There on the retreat in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
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.