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Poets & Writers Magazine

September/October 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

EDITOR’S Note

Reactions • Poets & Writers Magazine welcomes feedback from its readers. Please post a comment on select articles at www.pw.org, e-mail editor@pw.org, or write to Editor, Poets & Writers Magazine, 90 Broad Street, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10004. Letters accepted for publication may be edited for clarity and length.

Merwin’s Garden

Furious Flower Grows in Virginia

The Future of Barnes & Noble

Small Press Points

Literary MagNet

Muñoz Directs Arizona MFA

The Time Is Now • Writing Prompts and Exercises

Manuals for Living

Historical Fiction

Indelible in the Hippocampus

The Turn

A GIFT • IN THE FOLLOW-UP TO HER BEST-SELLING DEBUT NOVEL, THE TIGER’S WIFE, WHICH DREW FROM HER EARLY CHILDHOOD IN BELGRADE, TÉA OBREHT TAKES READERS TO THE INHOSPITABLE AND DROUGHT-RIDDEN ARIZONA TERRITORY OF 1893.

JAYSON GREENE

NOAM DORR

SARAH M. BROOM

KRISTA EASTMAN

JAQUIRA DÍAZ

AGENTS & EDITORS BEN GEORGE • Having come up in the world of literary magazines and small presses, Ben George, who is now a senior editor at Little, Brown and works with some of the biggest names in literary fiction and nonfiction, talks about the author-editor relationship, the plight of the midlist writer, and the art of revision.

BODY LANGUAGE

MY MFA EXPERIENCE • Ten Recent Graduates on the Realities of Applying to, Choosing, and Attending a Writing Program

How to Get Paid

Reviewers & Critics

First

New Titles

Deadlines • POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES state, national, and international prizes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We list only prizes of $1,000 or more, prizes of less than $1,000 that charge no entry fee, and prestigious nonmonetary awards. Applications and submissions for the following prizes are due shortly. Before submitting a manuscript, first contact the sponsoring organization for complete guidelines. When requesting information by mail, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE). See Submission Calendar for deadlines arranged by date and the Anatomy of Awards for a closer look at the numbers behind Grants & Awards. For announcements of recently awarded prizes, see Recent Winners.

Submission Calendar

Recent Winners

Conferences & Residencies • POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES application information for writers conferences, literary festivals, residencies, and colonies of interest to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Applications for the following events are due shortly. Conferences and festivals with rolling, first-come, first-served admission are listed well in advance. Some accept registration on the date of the event. Contact the sponsoring organization for an application and complete guidelines. When requesting information by mail, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE).

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...


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 212 Publisher: Poets & Writers, Inc Edition: September/October 2019

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  • Release date: August 14, 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

EDITOR’S Note

Reactions • Poets & Writers Magazine welcomes feedback from its readers. Please post a comment on select articles at www.pw.org, e-mail editor@pw.org, or write to Editor, Poets & Writers Magazine, 90 Broad Street, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10004. Letters accepted for publication may be edited for clarity and length.

Merwin’s Garden

Furious Flower Grows in Virginia

The Future of Barnes & Noble

Small Press Points

Literary MagNet

Muñoz Directs Arizona MFA

The Time Is Now • Writing Prompts and Exercises

Manuals for Living

Historical Fiction

Indelible in the Hippocampus

The Turn

A GIFT • IN THE FOLLOW-UP TO HER BEST-SELLING DEBUT NOVEL, THE TIGER’S WIFE, WHICH DREW FROM HER EARLY CHILDHOOD IN BELGRADE, TÉA OBREHT TAKES READERS TO THE INHOSPITABLE AND DROUGHT-RIDDEN ARIZONA TERRITORY OF 1893.

JAYSON GREENE

NOAM DORR

SARAH M. BROOM

KRISTA EASTMAN

JAQUIRA DÍAZ

AGENTS & EDITORS BEN GEORGE • Having come up in the world of literary magazines and small presses, Ben George, who is now a senior editor at Little, Brown and works with some of the biggest names in literary fiction and nonfiction, talks about the author-editor relationship, the plight of the midlist writer, and the art of revision.

BODY LANGUAGE

MY MFA EXPERIENCE • Ten Recent Graduates on the Realities of Applying to, Choosing, and Attending a Writing Program

How to Get Paid

Reviewers & Critics

First

New Titles

Deadlines • POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES state, national, and international prizes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We list only prizes of $1,000 or more, prizes of less than $1,000 that charge no entry fee, and prestigious nonmonetary awards. Applications and submissions for the following prizes are due shortly. Before submitting a manuscript, first contact the sponsoring organization for complete guidelines. When requesting information by mail, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE). See Submission Calendar for deadlines arranged by date and the Anatomy of Awards for a closer look at the numbers behind Grants & Awards. For announcements of recently awarded prizes, see Recent Winners.

Submission Calendar

Recent Winners

Conferences & Residencies • POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES application information for writers conferences, literary festivals, residencies, and colonies of interest to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Applications for the following events are due shortly. Conferences and festivals with rolling, first-come, first-served admission are listed well in advance. Some accept registration on the date of the event. Contact the sponsoring organization for an application and complete guidelines. When requesting information by mail, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE).

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...


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