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Virginia Woolf's Capure of Conscious-ness
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Joy Harjo on coming to poetry and fighting for indigenous justice
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In the Spotlight
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In the Spotlight: Donna Kaz
Program Director, Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference
Writer's Notebook: "When It Hurts, Write Harder: A Tribute to Philip F. Deaver"
Diana Raab | October 2018
Washington, DC 2017
The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "On the Poetry of Ann Stanford"
Maxine Scates | October/November 2000
The Writer's News
December 10, 2018
Human Rights Day: A Day Worth Remembrance & Recommitment
Seventy years ago today the nations of the world reached a milestone in moral progress, yet from the vantage point of today’s deeply divided world it’s nearly unimaginable that such a consensus would ever have been achieved.
December 7, 2018
T Magazine Names ‘Black Male Writers of Our Time’
T: The New York Times Style Magazine named and photographed thirty-two Black poets, novelists, short story writers, and playwrights.
December 4, 2018
A Literary Survival Guide for the Holiday Season
The holiday season is upon us. For those of us situated in colder climes, what better time to curl up in a warm spot with a must-read book?
November 30, 2018
Meena Alexander, 1951–2018
Poet, novelist, essayist, and critic Meena Alexander passed away on Wednesday, November 21 in New York City from endometrial serous cancer.
November 26, 2018
Staff Picks: 10 Native American Male Writers You Should Be Reading Now
November is Native American Heritage Month, a month to celebrate the rich culture, traditions, and histories of Native people, as well as their unique and lasting contributions to our world.
Crafting the True Story: An Exploration Of Creative Nonfiction with Jacqui Banaszynski at MISA West-Tucson
Learn to bring real life to the page with techniques that can make words dance, sentences sparkle and stories soar.
Key West has one of the most intriguing literary heritages of any place in America. With an annual readers' seminar and an array of writers' workshops, plus scholarship opportunities for teachers and librarians, the Key West Literary Seminar ensures that
A weekend getaway for poets and writers Attend one day or both!
Plenty of desert quiet and private time to produce pages or revise, plus daily assignments and support from Mary. Includes optional craft classes on chapter arcs, transitions, theme, and more. End-of-week feedback on up to 30 pages of your manuscript.
Your Book Starts Here! How To Plan, Write, And Develop Your Memoir, Novel, Or Nonfiction Book with Mary Carroll Moore at MISA West-Tucson
Find out why Mary’s method of writing and revising is so popular among the thousands of writers she’s coached. Great for any stage or genre of book. Includes daily coaching and craft workshops and plentyof time to write, plus a great community to share me
8-day writing conference of workshops, craft talks, panels, readings, and writing time in St. Petersburg, Florida. January 19-26, 2019. Located on the beautiful waterfront campus of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, this writers’ conference feat
Poetry workshops for qualified writers of poetry are limited to 12 participants and 3 auditors. Workshops are 16 total hours over six days. Individual manuscript conferences are also available.