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Poets & Writers Magazine

September - October 2018
Magazine

For more than twenty years, Poets & Writers Magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Within its pages, our readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers, and writers of creative nonfiction, and conversation among fellow professionals.

pw.org

EDITOR’S Note • WELCOME TO THE IMAGINATION

Reactions

Saving Millay’s Home

CONTRIBUTORS

Page One • Where New And Noteworthy Books Begin

Lambda Literary Looks to the Future

The Anthologist

Expanding the Audience for Books

Small Press Points

Literary MagNet

Baker Seeks Multiplicity of Voices

The Time Is Now • Writing Prompts and Exercises

In Praise of Darkness • THE ART OF THE ESSAY IN FRAUGHT TIMES

#MeToo • CRAFTING OUR MOST DIFFICULT TRUE STORIES

Breaking the Rules • WHEN TO IGNORE GOOD ADVICE

THE POETRY OF PERSEVERANCE • IN HER FIFTH COLLECTION, THE CARRYING, PUBLISHED IN AUGUST BY MILKWEED EDITIONS, ADA LIMÓN DIGS DEEP DOWN TO THE ROOTS OF WHAT SHE SEES HAPPENING IN THE WORLD TODAY—AND SHE IS DEEPLY TROUBLED BY WHAT SHE FINDS.

Instructions On Not Giving Up

Dead Stars

Outsiders on the Inside • SEVEN WRITERS WHO EXIST ON THE MARGINS—WOMEN OF COLOR, DISABLED WOMEN, AND QUEER WOMEN WHO HAVE NO MFAS, LITERARY AGENTS, OR INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS—HAVE FORGED THEIR OWN PATHS TO PUBLICATION. HERE’S HOW THEY DID IT.

THE GENRE OF RESISTANCE

DEBUT LITERARY NONFICTION

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BOOK EDITOR • FOR AN EDITOR LIKE CAROLINE BLEEKE OF FLATIRON BOOKS, THERE’S A LOT MORE TO THE JOB THAN SIMPLY READING AND EDITING MANUSCRIPTS.

The Aha! Moment • Art Director Keith Hayes and Editor Caroline Bleeke of Flatiron Books

MFA in Mind • TWENTY QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE APPLYING

2019 MFA Index • YOUR GRADUATE RESEARCH STARTS HERE

2019 MFA Index • 158 Full-Residency Programs

2019 MFA Index • 64 Low-Residency Programs

Practice Imagining Change • A WORKSHOP MANIFESTO

The Boat We Are Building • A NEW LOW-RESIDENCY MFA PROGRAM MAKES DIVERSITY ITS MISSION

Strategic Thinking • BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR WRITERS

AgentAdvice • Regina Brooks of Serendipity Literary Agency

Like the First Time • THE PERSISTENCE OF A MIDCAREER WRITER

Reviewers & Critics • SAM SACKS OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Deadlines

Submission Calendar

Recent Winners

Conferences & Residencies

Your Journey Is Just Beginning


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 212 Publisher: Poets & Writers, Inc Edition: September - October 2018

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  • Release date: August 15, 2018

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English

For more than twenty years, Poets & Writers Magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Within its pages, our readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers, and writers of creative nonfiction, and conversation among fellow professionals.

pw.org

EDITOR’S Note • WELCOME TO THE IMAGINATION

Reactions

Saving Millay’s Home

CONTRIBUTORS

Page One • Where New And Noteworthy Books Begin

Lambda Literary Looks to the Future

The Anthologist

Expanding the Audience for Books

Small Press Points

Literary MagNet

Baker Seeks Multiplicity of Voices

The Time Is Now • Writing Prompts and Exercises

In Praise of Darkness • THE ART OF THE ESSAY IN FRAUGHT TIMES

#MeToo • CRAFTING OUR MOST DIFFICULT TRUE STORIES

Breaking the Rules • WHEN TO IGNORE GOOD ADVICE

THE POETRY OF PERSEVERANCE • IN HER FIFTH COLLECTION, THE CARRYING, PUBLISHED IN AUGUST BY MILKWEED EDITIONS, ADA LIMÓN DIGS DEEP DOWN TO THE ROOTS OF WHAT SHE SEES HAPPENING IN THE WORLD TODAY—AND SHE IS DEEPLY TROUBLED BY WHAT SHE FINDS.

Instructions On Not Giving Up

Dead Stars

Outsiders on the Inside • SEVEN WRITERS WHO EXIST ON THE MARGINS—WOMEN OF COLOR, DISABLED WOMEN, AND QUEER WOMEN WHO HAVE NO MFAS, LITERARY AGENTS, OR INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS—HAVE FORGED THEIR OWN PATHS TO PUBLICATION. HERE’S HOW THEY DID IT.

THE GENRE OF RESISTANCE

DEBUT LITERARY NONFICTION

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BOOK EDITOR • FOR AN EDITOR LIKE CAROLINE BLEEKE OF FLATIRON BOOKS, THERE’S A LOT MORE TO THE JOB THAN SIMPLY READING AND EDITING MANUSCRIPTS.

The Aha! Moment • Art Director Keith Hayes and Editor Caroline Bleeke of Flatiron Books

MFA in Mind • TWENTY QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE APPLYING

2019 MFA Index • YOUR GRADUATE RESEARCH STARTS HERE

2019 MFA Index • 158 Full-Residency Programs

2019 MFA Index • 64 Low-Residency Programs

Practice Imagining Change • A WORKSHOP MANIFESTO

The Boat We Are Building • A NEW LOW-RESIDENCY MFA PROGRAM MAKES DIVERSITY ITS MISSION

Strategic Thinking • BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR WRITERS

AgentAdvice • Regina Brooks of Serendipity Literary Agency

Like the First Time • THE PERSISTENCE OF A MIDCAREER WRITER

Reviewers & Critics • SAM SACKS OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Deadlines

Submission Calendar

Recent Winners

Conferences & Residencies

Your Journey Is Just Beginning


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