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Watch videos; listen to audio clips, including readings by authors featured in Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin; and view slideshows related to articles and features published in Poets & Writers Magazine

McNally Jackson Books in New York City

For the sixth and final installment of our series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to New York City to speak with Sarah McNally, owner of McNally Jackson Books.

Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver

For the fifth installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Denver to speak with Joyce Meskis, owner of Tattered Cover.

Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee

For the fourth installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Milwaukee to speak with Daniel Goldin, owner of Boswell Book Company.

Women & Children First in Chicago

For the third installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Chicago to speak with Linda Bubon, who, along with Ann Christophersen, owns Women & Children First.

Book Sculptures From Playing With Books

In addition to guiding readers through a variety of book projects, the art book and craft guide Playing With Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book showcases sculptures by thirty-three artists—from kinetic sculptures...

Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon

For the second installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Portland, Oregon, to speak with Michael Powell, owner of Powell's Books.

Poets & Writers Celebrates Forty Years

For the past forty years, Poets & Writers has served the nation's creative writers. Here are some of the highlights of our programs and events throughout the years.

Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi

For the first installment of our new series Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Oxford, Mississippi, to interview Richard Howorth, owner of Square Books. For the past thirty years, the independent bookstore has been a...

Demilitarized Zone: Report From Literary Vietnam

Contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. recently traveled to Vietnam and spoke with poets and novelists about the challenges they face nearly thirty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War. What his conversations reveal is a complex national...

Zak Smith's We Did Porn

This month, Tin House Books is publishing Zak Smith's memoir We Did Porn. Featuring over a hundred drawings by Smith, who received a lot of attention for his 2004 series, "Pictures of What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's...

Victoria Reichelt’s Bookshelf Paintings

Inspired by the idea that bookshelves offer a glimpse into their owner’s personal life and interests, last year Australian artist Victoria Reichelt undertook a series of oil-on-canvas paintings based on photographs of random shelves and collections...

Small Press Point Erasures

Matthew Gallant, an English teacher at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, New Hampshire, wrote to us just before the new year with a story of how he struggled to get his students to do something constructive during the two days before...

Richard Baker's Book Portraits

As more readers choose a nifty gadget like the Amazon Kindle or the Sony Reader over a hefty new hardcover; a simple e-mail from a subscription service like DailyLit over a letterpress chapbook; or a flashy iPhone application such as Stanza over...

Literary Myanmar

Despite its poverty and dispiriting censorship, Myanmar is a highly literate country. Last spring freelance writer Stephen Morison Jr. traveled to Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar, to visit its many bookstores and interview some of the local...

Writing Spaces

We asked readers to submit photos of their writing spaces. The creative habitats captured in these images reflect each writer's unique approach to finding inspiration, motivation, and focus.  

The Novels of David Rhodes

A bibliography of David Rhodes, the author of four novels, including Driftless, published this month by Milkweed Editions.

A Letter at a Time: Adastra Press

Behind the scenes at Adastra Press, where Gary Metras has steadfastly produced hand-sewn, letterpress-printed poetry chapbooks for nearly three decades.

The Road to Wonewoc

A series of photographs taken alongside the rural thoroughfares leading to Wonewoc, the small town in Wisconsin where novelist David Rhodes lives with his wife, Edna.

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