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National Program Directors' Prize
KODON wins the 2018 design award!
On the Value of Science and Art
Tracy Daugherty in the May/Summer 2018 issue
In the Spotlight
Get to know our newest featured member: Brian Kaufman, publisher at Anvil Press.
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Defensive Masculinity in the CW Workshop
Rachel Lyon shares what she learned while leading a workshop.
Featured This Month
In the Spotlight: Brian Kaufman
Publisher, Anvil Press
Writer's Notebook: "Hemingway's Workshop: What a Writing Program Can Offer You"
Alan Cheuse | July 2012
Washington, DC 2017
The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?"
John Clellon Holmes | September 1979
The Writer's News
June 14, 2018
NEA Research Indicates Surge in Poetry Readership
According to a new report based on the NEA for the Arts’ 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the percentage of US adults who have read poetry in the last year has risen by roughly 5% since 2012.
June 7, 2018
Crowdfunding Ursula K. Le Guin’s Final Poetry Collection
Copper Canyon Press is currently raising money to fund the publication of Ursula K. Le Guin’s So Far So Good, her last collection of poems before she passed away on January 22, 2018.
June 6, 2018
Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced
Now in its 30th year, the Lambda Literary Awards, also known as the “Lammys,” identify and celebrate the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender books of the year.
June 1, 2018
Moveable Type: Jet Fuel Review
A literary venue worth checking out...
May 30, 2018
Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced
For the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker Prize, the Booker Prize Foundation has announced the five finalists for the Golden Man Booker Prize.
Crafting the True Story: An Exploration Of Creative Nonfiction with Jacqui Banaszynski at Madeline Island School of the Arts (MISA)
Learn to bring real life to the page with techniques that can make words dance, sentences sparkle and stories soar.
Every summer in late June, writers at every stage of development gather on the beautiful shores of Lake Bemidji for an enlivening week of literary activity with award-wining faculty – including Pulitzer-prize winners and National Book Award winners – who
Each June, writers convene to explore the craft of writing in the context of urgent social questions through panel conversations, breakout sessions, and a keynote address--and, if they choose, intensive genre-specific workshops led by extraordinary author
Come gather with other teachers of writing and learn how to effectively teach poetry in the classroom.
June 23, 2018 A One Day Retreat for Poets and Writers
Intensive workshops in three genres for serious writers at all levels of experience, as well as a multi-genre workshop for high schoolers and grad credit for teachers (to be used for Continuing Professional Development).
Intensive writing workshops for published and aspiring writers, held on a quiet Greek island. Small groups. June 27-July 7 2018