Photographer Nancy Crampton, whose portrait of Truman Capote appears on our cover, finds that the best photography, like the best writing, happens through a process of discovery.
Nicaragua: Poetry and War
Nicaragua is "the land of the poets" and home to the annual Ruben Dario Poetry Festival.
The Nicaraguan Cultural Alliance
With ongoing cultural exchange, the Nicaraguan Cultural Alliance works to promote peace and understanding between the United States and Nicaragua.
Separate Canadian Rights
Getting a Canadian publisher will bring you more sales in a large, literate market.
Writing With Light: Nancy Crampton
Nancy Crampton compares the process of discovery in photography to that of writing poetry or fiction. The third in a series on photographers that work with authors as subjects.
Righting the Scales of Success
If you get your work published and read, you have plenty to be proud of, and no one can evaluate your success better than you.
St. John's Names Two to Poets' Corner
Henry James and Henry David Thoreau are honored in the American Poets' Corner.
Compared to What? On Writing and the Writer's Life
Excerpts from a mosaic of nonfiction stories and meditations.
News and Trends
B. Dalton Minimum Cuts Out Small Presses
Dalton no longer buys from publishers whose annual sales amount to less than a hundred thousand dollars.
Peregrine Smith Annual Poetry Series and Contest
Peregrine Smith Books launches a contemporary poetry series.
Graywolf's Latin American Publishing Series
A new book series, Palabra Sur (Words From the South), will bring Latin American literature in translation to the United States.