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    If You Don’t Know Me by Now…

    E. Ethelbert Miller examines the role of writers amidst #BLM in our free Summer 2020 issue


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The Writer's Notebook: "The Art of Conducting E-Interviews"

Kamala Thiagarajan | August 2004

Podcast: Episode 83: Finding Voice with Roxane Gay, Pablo Medina, and Michael Thomas, Sponsored by Grove/Atlantic Press

Minneapolis 2015

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "The Old Testament and Feminist Imagination"

Alicia Ostriker | September 1988

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  • Aug 05

    Deadline to submit #AWP21 event proposals

    First-time organizers, submit your event by today to be considered for #AWP21.

  • Aug 06

    The Craft of Writing Series: Novel/Online via Zoom

    A three week online series focused on the craft of writing the novel with Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai.

  • Aug 10

    Postgraduate Writers' Conference

    The 25th annual Conference at Vermont College of Fine Arts, home of the acclaimed low-residency MFA in Writing Program, is designed for experienced writers, with graduate degrees or equivalent preparation. We emphasize craft and process through small-grou

  • Aug 12

    MASS MoCA Poetry Retreat

    Join Jan Freeman, acclaimed poet and Paris Press founding director (1995–2018), for the summer MASS MoCA Ekphrastic Poetry Retreat at the Studios @ MASS MoCA Artist Residency Center in the heart of the Berkshires.

  • Aug 16

    Live Free and Write

    August 16-21, 2020 A writing retreat in scenic New England

  • Aug 16

    Mineral School August 2020 Residency

    Mineral School is an artists residency located in a former 1947 elementary school near Mt. Rainier, in Mineral, Washington. During summer 2020, we're offering four two-week residency periods to a total of 16 artists, including screenwriters, poets, prose

  • Aug 16

    Elk River Writers Workshop

    Intensive writing workshop for published and aspiring writers. We accept only 10 students in each genre: poetry, fiction and nonfiction.

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