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.
Ander Monson, editor of DIAGRAM and author of Letter to a Future Lover, leads a literary tour of Tucson, Arizona, home of the renowned UA Poetry Center.
At a time when the environment faces increasing threats, scholars and writers gather to promote conversation and interdisciplinary research about literature and environmental sustainability.
Executive director of Poets House Lee Briccetti talks about the relocation and expansion of the country's largest poetry library.
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!
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.
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.
A decade after the founding of Cave Canem, Eady speaks about the ways in which the organization has developed into a "safe haven for black poets."
Former executive director of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Quang Bao talks about his tenure with the organization and its influence on Asian literature over the past seventeen years.
Jane Ciabattari, president of the National Books Critic Circle, discusses the art of book reviewing and her recommendations for summer reading.