November/December 1992

Terry McMillan, the author of Waiting to Exhale, shares the wisdom she acquired in her rise from form-letter writer to best-selling novelist.

Features

Report From Tucson

by Amy Pence
Print Only

In the heat of the Arizona desert, this university town is an oasis of readings, festivals, and workshops.

Sentenced to Silence: Hundreds of Writers Around the World Face Assault, Imprisonment, Abduction and Even Death

by Siobhan Dowd
Print Only

Religion, ethnicity, and the role of women are now the most dangerous topics for writers worldwide.

An Interview With Miroslav Holub

by Roy Scheele
Print Only

The acclaimed Czech poet and scientist talks about inspiration, minimalism, and the freedom to write.

Profile of Coffee House Press

by Kathleen Norris
Print Only

In the second installment of a series on small press publishing in the nineties, publisher Allan Kornblum talks about the care and feeding of his twenty-one-year-old, award-winning press.

An Interview With Terry McMillan

by Molly Giles
Print Only

The author of Waiting to Exhale shares the wisdom she acquired in her rise from form-letter writer to best-selling novelist.

News and Trends

LitNet Defends NEA and Freedom of Expression

by Tracy Marx
Print Only

The Literary Network, jointy administered by CLMP and Poets & Writers, Inc., goes to work advocating for freedom of expression in the arts.

Poets & Writers Program Expands to Midwest in 1993

by Jane Ludlam
Print Only

Poets & Writers expands its Readings/Workshops Program to the Midwest after recieving a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.

New Yorker Switch Raises Questions

by Jeremy Pearce
Print Only

The announcement that Tina Brown would succeed Robert Gottlieb as editor of the New Yorker comes as a surprise.

Classifieds