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Poets & Writers Magazine

July/August 2019
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.

Poets & Writers Magazine • POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE

EDITOR'S Note • VOICES ABOVE THE NOISE

Reactions

Poetry to the People Tour

CONTRIBUTORS

New Home for the Backwaters Press

Page One • Where New And Noteworthy Books Begin

Prize for Thrillers Sparks Debate

The Anthologist

IN MEMORIAM

Rescuing Lethem’s Legends

Small Press Points

Literary MagNet

Alice Quinn Bids Farewell to PSA

The Time Is Now • Writing Prompts and Exercises

My Life in Books • A MEDITATION ON THE WRITER’S LIBRARY

BE BOLD • Following the acclaim of his debut poetry collection, Night Sky With Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong confronted expectations for his second book. Rather than craft more poems or turn to memoir, he found power in imagination and freedom in embellishment and wrote a stunningly original novel: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

First Fiction 2019

A Prayer for Travelers

The Unpassing

Goodnight Stranger

In West Mills

The Travelers

Four Lunches and a Breakfast • What I Learned About the Book Business While Breaking Bread With Five Hungry Agents

Monday 8: 4 5 AM • Kirsh Bakery & Kitchen 551 Amsterd am Avenue, near West 87th Street

Tuesday12:30 PM • Russ & Daughters Cafe 127 Orchard Street

Thursday 12: 30 PM • Gaonnuri 1250 Broadway, 39th floor, corner of West 32nd Street

Friday 1: 30 PM • Maysville 17 West 26th St reet

Monday 1:00 PM • Taylor Street Baristas 28 East 40 th St reet, between Madison and Park Avenues

DESSERT

Ode to a Copy Editor • A WRITER’S BEST FRIEND

How to Get Paid • BOOK PUBLISHING

New Titles

Deadlines

Submission Calendar

Recent Winners

PATRONS CIRCLE • Poets & Writers gratefully acknowledges this group of generous book lovers who have made donations of $1,000 or more to support our programs and publications for writers.

Conferences & Residencies

THE FRIENDS OF POETS & WRITERS, INC. • We are happy to acknowledge these Friends whose recent gifts help make all of Poets & Writers’ programs possible.

Classifieds • Caveat emptor! Poets & Writers Magazine is unable to check all claims made by advertisers. Readers should beware of publishers who charge, rather than pay, an author for publication; publishers who do not pay for publication, even in copies; publishers who require a purchase before publication; and contests that charge high reading fees. The magazine recommends that you see the publication and submission guidelines before submitting a manuscript; if you have questions regarding an advertiser’s commitment to publication, please contact the advertiser directly.

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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 124 Publisher: Poets & Writers, Inc Edition: July/August 2019

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  • Release date: June 12, 2019

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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.

Poets & Writers Magazine • POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE

EDITOR'S Note • VOICES ABOVE THE NOISE

Reactions

Poetry to the People Tour

CONTRIBUTORS

New Home for the Backwaters Press

Page One • Where New And Noteworthy Books Begin

Prize for Thrillers Sparks Debate

The Anthologist

IN MEMORIAM

Rescuing Lethem’s Legends

Small Press Points

Literary MagNet

Alice Quinn Bids Farewell to PSA

The Time Is Now • Writing Prompts and Exercises

My Life in Books • A MEDITATION ON THE WRITER’S LIBRARY

BE BOLD • Following the acclaim of his debut poetry collection, Night Sky With Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong confronted expectations for his second book. Rather than craft more poems or turn to memoir, he found power in imagination and freedom in embellishment and wrote a stunningly original novel: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

First Fiction 2019

A Prayer for Travelers

The Unpassing

Goodnight Stranger

In West Mills

The Travelers

Four Lunches and a Breakfast • What I Learned About the Book Business While Breaking Bread With Five Hungry Agents

Monday 8: 4 5 AM • Kirsh Bakery & Kitchen 551 Amsterd am Avenue, near West 87th Street

Tuesday12:30 PM • Russ & Daughters Cafe 127 Orchard Street

Thursday 12: 30 PM • Gaonnuri 1250 Broadway, 39th floor, corner of West 32nd Street

Friday 1: 30 PM • Maysville 17 West 26th St reet

Monday 1:00 PM • Taylor Street Baristas 28 East 40 th St reet, between Madison and Park Avenues

DESSERT

Ode to a Copy Editor • A WRITER’S BEST FRIEND

How to Get Paid • BOOK PUBLISHING

New Titles

Deadlines

Submission Calendar

Recent Winners

PATRONS CIRCLE • Poets & Writers gratefully acknowledges this group of generous book lovers who have made donations of $1,000 or more to support our programs and publications for writers.

Conferences & Residencies

THE FRIENDS OF POETS & WRITERS, INC. • We are happy to acknowledge these Friends whose recent gifts help make all of Poets & Writers’ programs possible.

Classifieds • Caveat emptor! Poets & Writers Magazine is unable to check all claims made by advertisers. Readers should beware of publishers who charge, rather than pay, an author for publication; publishers who do not pay for publication, even in copies; publishers who require a purchase before publication; and contests that charge high reading fees. The magazine recommends that you see the publication and submission guidelines before submitting a manuscript; if you have questions regarding an advertiser’s commitment to publication, please contact the advertiser directly.

Directory Assistance Since 1970


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