July/August 1992

Celebrated author Russell Hoban muses on goddesses, chariots, and conquering the novel.


NeoPop: The New Populist Poetry

by Edward Field
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NeoPop, the new "sassy" poetry of Los Angeles, casts a witty and often affectionate eye on seedier side of life in Southern California.

First Time in Print

by Howard Junker
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Twenty-four writers recall the heady delight of being discovered.

Russell Hoban: Excerpts From a Talk at San Diego State University

by Alida Allison
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The celebrated author muses on goddesses, chariots, and conquering the novel.

Blighter's Rock

by Russell Hoban
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Russell Hoban discusses the infamous "ongoing ungoing" that plagues many a writer—and how to navigate writer's block.

The Summer Institute for Caribbean Creative Writing

by Marisella Veiga
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A program nurturing island talent flourishes in Florida.

Press Finesse

by Marcia Biederman
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How to be your own best press agent and keep the media coming back for more.

News and Trends

Acting Chairperson of NEA Reveals Agenda

by Arthur S. Rosenblatt
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Anne-Imelda Radice is appointed by President George H. W. Bush to serve as the acting chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Literary Agents' Organizations Merge

by Tracy Marx
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The new Association of Author's Representatives is a merger of the Society of Authors' Representatives and the Independent Literary Agents Association.