Felicia Rose Chavez, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Matthew Salesses join Namrata Poddar to discuss decolonizing the writing workshop and the effects of gatekeeping on BIPOC writers.
The author considers how race is discussed in MFA versus literature PhD programs and argues that the MFA—and the literary culture and community it props up—is due for a reevaluation.
Mystery writer Dana Stabenow supports female-identifying and nonbinary writers with a new residency in Homer, Alaska, inspired by the retreat that changed her life.
Ten of the best retreats, workshop programs, conferences, and festivals for emerging writers across the country.
The iconic Seattle literary arts organization plans for the opening of a new space for writers.
Writing groups can provide community, accountability, and a fresh perspective on your work. One writer shares advice and insight on how to start and maintain a writing group that lasts.
While most MFA fiction workshops focus on short stories, the director of the creative writing MFA program at the University of Michigan proposes a different form on which to focus: the novella.
Since its inception in 1987, the Writers Studio has grown from a small workshop in the West Village of New York City to an indispensable literary institution offering online courses, programming for children, and readings, craft classes, and workshops in five cities in the United States and abroad.
The new executive director of the Cave Canem Foundation talks about her history with the organization, her vision for the future, and the role of poetry in a hostile political climate.
At community writing centers across the country, new workshop models offer sustained support for writers undertaking book-length projects, including novels and memoirs, satisfying a demand left unmet by MFA programs and shorter-term writing courses.