literary organizations

Writers’ Room of Boston

Founded in 1988, the Writers’ Room of Boston is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable workspace for emerging and established writers. Members may attend readings, the WROB salon, and other community events. An annual reading of the members’ work is organized every summer and open to the public. Facilities include ten private carrels, free Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and two common lounge areas, as well as office equipment, including printers and fax machines.

Litro Magazine

Basic Information
www.litro.co.uk
London
England
n/a
Contact Information
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2005
Representative Authors: 
<p><span style="color: #666666; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px;">Irvine Welsh, Yiyun Li, Glyn Maxwell, Benjamin Zephaniah, Kele Okereke and Andrew Crumey</span></p>
Issues per Year: 
11
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Subscription Price: 
£17.99 (gbp) for 1 year
Issue Price: 
Free!

We are a high-quality, innovative, literary magazine specializing in short fiction. We publish stories that excite us from new and established writers with strong voices and something to say.

Please don't send poetry, as we publish it on a commissioned basis only. All short-story submissions welcomed! 

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PSA Celebrates a Decade of Poetry in Motion

by
Eleanor Henderson
5.1.02

This year the Poetry Society of America is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Poetry in Motion—the program that brings poems to subways and buses across the country. The 92-year-old literary nonprofit is printing newly designed posters, sponsoring a poetry contest, and hosting readings in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City.

New Leaders for Literary Nonprofits

by
Kevin Larimer
7.1.03

mong organizations hit hardest during the post-9/11 era, in which funding for the arts has been sharply curtailed, literary nonprofits are struggling to simultaneously serve their missions and remain solvent. Despite the economic downturn, two nonprofit organizations—Milkweed Editions, a small press based in Minneapolis, and the St. Mark's Poetry Project in New York City—have maintained financial stability, but more challenges lie ahead: The directors of both organizations, Emilie Buchwald and Ed Friedman, recently retired. 

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