The executive director of the Academy of American Poets discusses the forthcoming rebranding of its website, poets.org, in celebration of the organization’s eightieth anniversary.
Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.
The agent of authors such as Diana Nyad and Herman Wouk answers questions about self-publishing, age restrictions, and working with an agent remotely.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Curbside Splendor, a recently expanded independent press located in Chicago.
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 Creative Nonfiction, Brick, the White Review, Little Star, and Ecotone.
An exhibit celebrating the artistic community surrounding poet Robert Duncan and his partner, artist Jess Collins, will travel across the country throughout the year, starting this spring in New York City.
The publisher of her eponymous imprint at Penguin Random House, Amy Einhorn discusses her early days as an assistant at FSG, the importance of titles, and how she pushes her authors to make their books the best they can be.
This April, during National Poetry Month, and through September, five high school students will work to promote poetry across the country.
In a continuing series examining the state of literature abroad, poets Amjad Etry and Hala Mohammad and filmmaker Muhammad Bayazid discuss the challenges that writers and artists face amidst ongoing political turmoil in Syria.
The executive director of the Center for Black Literature celebrates a decade of service and looks forward to this month’s National Black Writers Conference in New York City.
An innovative exhibit in Fort Worth, Texas, encourages artists and writers to take inspiration from one another’s work.
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird and Justin Hocking’s The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.
This spring poets Joshua Edwards and Lynn Xu will build a house together after exploring the meaning of home through writing, photography, and a 680-mile walk across Texas.
An in-depth look at the numbers behind the grants and awards given to writers in 2013.
Contributing editor Jeremiah Chamberlin looks at how Michael Gustafson and Hilary Lowe are building a literary life—and a bookstore—in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Literary agent David Gernert discusses the bookstore as a key to our culture, what it's like to work with John Grisham, and how big changes in the industry are affecting authors' incomes.
Two new e-book services, the New York City–based Oyster and San Francisco–based Scribd, introduce a Netflix-like service for the literary set, offering unlimited access to digital libraries by subscription.
This month poet Alberto Ríos, author most recently of the collection The Dangerous Shirt (Copper Canyon Press, 2009), will be sworn in as the first poet laureate of Arizona.
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Chang-Rae Lee's On Such a Full Sea and Olga Grjasnowa's All Russians Love Birch Trees, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features YesYes Books, a new poetry press that is paving the way for new forms of multimedia publishing.
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 1913: A Journal of Forms, Miramar, the Intentional Quarterly, Gigantic Sequins, and China Grove.
After nearly three decades defunct, December magazine, a journal founded in 1958 that published early work by some of the country's literary greats, makes its revival.
A Minneapolis-based collaborative brings poetry to life through a series of animated films.
After years of personal struggles including drug abuse and run-ins with the law, a poet meditates on the mentors who helped carry him toward the creative life.
Writers have been self-publishing since the beginning of written words. Celebrating those creative individuals determined to be heard, we present a timeline of notable moments in self-publishing history.
Kate Gale, the cofounder and managing editor of the Pasadena, California–based Red Hen Press, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary next year, discusses the press's history, growth, and the keys to its success.