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Highlights: Portland 2015

The sixth Poets & Writers Live event, held in Portland, Oregon, on October 17, 2015, started with advice and encouragement from leaders of some of the area’s literary nonprofits; continued with panel discussions on literary magazines, small...

Independent Presses: Portland 2015

Kevin Sampsell, publisher of Future Tense Books, leads a discussion with Heidi Broadhead, managing editor of Wave Books; Natalie Garyet, managing editor of Tavern Books; Rhonda Hughes, publisher of Hawthorne Books; and Michael Wiegers, editor in...

Pushcart Prize Turns Forty

by
Tara Jayakar
11.12.15
Pushcart Cover

The Pushcart Prize, a venerable nonprofit award series and press, released its fortieth-anniversary prize anthology this month. On the eve of its release party, Poets & Writers staff looked into the history of the prize, and what has kept "one of the last bastions of non-corporate writing" alive and well over the years.

Literary MagNet

by
Travis Kurowski
10.14.15

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue’s MagNet features the Black Warrior Review, Granta, the Asia Literary Review, the Burnside Review, and the Dark Horse.

Catapult Launches More Than Books

by
Jonathan Vatner
10.14.15

Catapult, a new literary venture that launched in September, is working to provide resources for writers at every stage of their career—from workshops to self-publishing platforms to traditionally published books—in an effort to create an online community that “conceptually mirrors the ecosystem in which writers and creatives exist right now.”

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