The director of the Rona Jaffe Writers’ Awards discusses the program’s twenty-year effort to support emerging women writers.
A writer and workshop instructor grapples with what he sees as an increasing resistance toward the work of established authors among writing students.
Our eighth annual MFA Issue includes a new resource section featuring detailed information about 135 full- and low-residency programs; conversations with poets Louise Glück and Edward Hirsch; an inside look at how Simon & Schuster launches a debut author; a new column, The Savvy Self-Publisher; three poets on keeping (and destroying) a journal; tips from literary agent Meredith Kaffel; Steve Almond on the problem of entitlement; and much more.
Read exclusive excerpts from the novels and story collections of debut fiction writers Courtney Maum, Scott Cheshire, Celeste Ng, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, and Mira Jacob.
Mike Joyce, editor in chief of the online journal Literary Orphans, launches the Rookery, a permanent home for recently shuttered literary magazines whose content would otherwise be lost.