Photographer Tom Victor, who appears on our cover with author Ann Beattie and fellow photographer Benjamin Ford, once pursued the literary life, but instead made a career of documenting its stars.
Remembering Howard Moss
A tribute to Howard Moss, the late poetry editor of the New Yorker.
Poetry and Audience
Can the audience for poetry, rooted in the academy, be expanded to its full potential—everyone else who can read?
Writing With Light: Tom Victor
A profile of the photographer Tom Victor.
Some Days: Fifteen Years at Copper Canyon Press
Neither its editor nor publisher makes a living at Copper Canyon Press, but they make a life there.
News and Trends
Safe Harbor for Writers, from the IRS?
IRS announces new rules to mitigate unfair provisions of the Tax Reform Act.
NEA and NCA Open Sessions Coming Up
National Endowment for the Arts holds open sessions where panelists for each category discuss changes in application.
From The New Yorker
New editors handling poetry and fiction at the New Yorker are announced.
Paragraph Magazine—A New Genre of Literature?
Walker Rumble launches a magazine devoted entirely to paragraphs.