A six-day festival in Elko, Nevada, featuring poetry, music, dancing, storytelling, and folk art, celebrates its thirty-fifth anniversary.
Literary Arts executive director Andrew Proctor discusses the rebirth of Wordstock, and how the overhauled book festival will continue to highlight Portland, Oregon’s thriving literary scene.
Twenty-two writers, including Alexander Chee and Rebecca Makkai, offer their personal take on the best retreats for productivity, motivation, networking, and more.
Ten of the best retreats, workshop programs, conferences, and festivals for emerging writers across the country.
The annual twelve-day conference at the University of the South, featuring workshops, craft lectures, and a historic community of writers, turns thirty.
Writer deported on her way to PEN World Voices Festival; twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; Jennifer L. Knox on censorship in the poetry workshop; and other news.
George Washington’s hair found in library book; the importance of rereading; in praise of queer teen fiction; and other news.
Split This Rock’s outgoing executive director on the intersection of poetry and politics, and the organization’s upcoming festival.
Grant Faulkner, executive director of National Novel Writing Month and the cofounder of 100 Word Story, leads a literary tour of San Francisco, a city of rollicking rogues and home of the Beats.
James Merrill House designated National Landmark; a profile of BuzzFeed’s Saeed Jones; ten books to read in November; and other news.