A literary agent answers questions from writers about genre, age, costs, and client lists.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including The Tradition by Jericho Brown and Orange World by Karen Russell.
The Kansas City, Missouri–based independent press approaches its fiftieth anniversary with plans to launch a chapbook competition in 2020.
Poet and memoirist Meghan O’Rourke, the incoming editor of the Yale Review, discusses her approach to editing, her plans for the journal, and the trends she’s most excited about.
Anam Cara offers weeklong workshop retreats to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers from June to September near Eyeries in County Cork, Ireland, overlooking Coulagh Bay and the mountains and farmlands of the Beara Peninsula. “Fact Into Fiction,” taught by poet and fiction writer Nessa O’Mahony and filmmaker Peter Salisbury, was held from June 22 through June 28. “Mythic Imagination,” taught by poet and nonfiction writer Adam Wyeth, was held from July 6 through July 12.
Anam Cara Workshops, Eyeries, Beara, County Cork, Ireland. Sue Booth-Forbes, Director.
Unnameable Books is a bookstore located in the heart of the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The store specializes in poetry, has an eclectic collection of used books, and carries work from small independent presses. Unnameable Books host readings, talks, and book launches.
Spoonbill & Sugartown, Booksellers was established in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg in 1999. The shop hosts literary readings and specializes in used, rare, and new books on contemporary art, architecture, and various design fields.
Melville House Bookstore is located behind the Melville House Publishing office in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. The bookstore is an event venue for many of Brooklyn’s local indie presses.
The Renegade Reading Series was founded in 2011 to showcase emerging writers in New York City. Caitlin Elizabeth Harper hosts the series once a month at Cafe con Libros, a feminist community bookstore in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.