Article Archive

Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.

The Sewanee Review at 125

Dana Isokawa

The country’s longest-running literary quarterly publishes its 500th issue with a new design, a new editor, and a new submissions platform, but the same old commitment to literary excellence.

On Writing the (Short) Nonfiction Book: A Conversation

Anna Leahy, Kim Adrian, William Germano, Margret Grebowicz, Christopher J. Lee, Matthew Newton, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

Object Lessons is a series of nonfiction books published by Bloomsbury that each explore a single object. A new group of Object Lessons authors discuss their process—from research, voice, and style to the challenge of incorporating both personal and journalistic perspectives in their books. 

Epic: An Interview With Salman Rushdie

Porochista Khakpour

Salman Rushdie’s new novel, The Golden House, marks a triumphant return to realism for the titan of letters whose insights on everything from novel-writing and magical realism to identity and social media are as fascinating as the worlds he creates in his books.