In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, a French scholar and literary translator discusses the need for translators to be well versed in intersectional knowledge of culture and history.
Catapult, a new literary venture that launched in September, is working to provide resources for writers at every stage of their career—from workshops to self-publishing platforms to traditionally published books—in an effort to create an online community that “conceptually mirrors the ecosystem in which writers and creatives exist right now.”
Invent new words, change your perceptions, or get mistaken for strangers--three exercises to flex your creative muscles.
A poet and author talks with five published and noteworthy poets about craft and creative process, and what they do when the going gets tough.
A former United States poet laureate reflects on his career, and how his experiences of love, partnership, and aging helped shape the curatorial process for his newest collection.
Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, who over the past twenty years has been playing his fiddle and reading poems for audiences across the country, talks about how he has built a career—and a life—out of touring and sharing his music and poetry with others.
What to read in the dog days of summer; libraries on bikes; a children's book that induces hypnosis; and other news.
Adjuncting can be difficult, even for those who love teaching writing. A writer and teacher recounts the challenges of her adjunct experiences after graduating with an MFA and publishing her first book.
Compose a poem from a stranger’s perspective, unlock your unconscious with “automatic writing,” or create your own astrological forecast—three prompts to help you reach new depths in your writing.
Contributing editor Jeremiah Chamberlin discusses the value in understanding and appreciating the linguistics of place—in this case, the Midwest—in works of fiction, using the stories of Jack Driscoll and Bonnie Jo Campbell as examples.