Andrei Codrescu, self-proclaimed "planetary refugee" challenges contemporary American writers to heed their literary ancestors.
Your Creative Conscience Is Calling
Writing what wants to be written.
Confessions of a Slush Pile Reader
An MFA graduate volunteering at a literary magazine describes her selection process.
On and Off Communism's Red Train: A Profile of Andrei Codrescu
From Mainstream to Alma Mater
Bringing literary writers and university presses together.
Profit or Perish
University presses aren't immune to profit analysis.
Origin and evolution of chapbooks.
Rock Steady in the Granite State
New Hampshire Writers' Project.
Carole DeSanti, on the Peculiarly Invisible Job of Editor
DeSanti, a Putnam Penguin editor, discusses publishing and marketing.
A Writer's Counsel: Subsidiary Rights: An Owner's Manual
What is a fair share?
A Tribute to the Long Legacy of "The Kid"
Dorothy West, 1907-1998.
News and Trends
No Winners: A Trend in Literary Contests?
Many contests fail to name a winner.
National Poetry Slam Draws Largest Crowd Ever
Slam poetry is gaining popularity.