Every day Poets & Writers Magazine scans the headlines—from publishing reports to academic announcements to literary dispatches—for all the news that creative writers need to know. Here are today's stories:
"It’s late September and my husband and I are in North Brooklin, Maine, walking down a plain gravel path towards the cedar shake writing shed of someone who hasn’t invited us: Elwyn Brooks White…." Mira Ptacin visits author E. B. White's Maine hideaway. (Writers' Houses)
After a listing went viral on social media, Salon reports on the "worst job posting ever," which happens to be for an editorial intern position at Dalkey Archive Press.
Meanwhile, John O’Brien, the director of Dalkey Archive Press reponds: "I certainly have been called an ‘asshole’ before, but not as many times within a 24-hour period." (Irish Times)
Poet CAConrad compiled his annual best of the small press list for 2012. (Harriet)
The New Yorker looks at the legacy of Neal Cassady—Jack Kerouac’s muse, and basis for the character of Dean Moriarty in On the Road.
Octopus Books and Tin House Books will collaborate on a new poetry series. (NewPages)
Huffington Post explains why bad reviews can be a good thing.