A comparative analysis of the last three years of the magazine’s Deadlines section.
The author of Shahid Reads His Own Palm on the retreat in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
The author of There There on the retreat in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
The author of We Play a Game on the retreat in New York City.
Writing about trauma is sometimes called “navel-gazing,” particularly for women writers. An essayist and memoirist confronts this stigma, and calls on writers to explore their personal traumas and truths.
A publishing-industry veteran who has worked as an agent, writer, and editor explores how her various experiences have helped her make decisions about both her own career and that of other writers.
As part of a continuing series, we offer a breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants & Awards listings, highlighting the total amount of prize money given each year, the average cost of entry, types of sponsoring organizations, and more.
Four young literary agents meet for an evening of food, drink, and conversation about how they find new authors, what they need to see in a query letter, and the common mistakes writers should avoid.
Melissa Febos, Jay Baron Nicorvo, and nine other authors share their stories of the major turning points they experienced.
Self-published author Jennifer Ciotta, literary agent Kristin Nelson, and independent publishing entrepreneur Richard Nash discuss the creative opportunities, challenges, and rewards of self-publishing.