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An Interview with Stanley Plumly

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Jacqueline Kolosov
Sunset is archetypal, which makes it no less existential and real on a daily basis. Every day is an elegy. That is what makes the day so valuable and meaningful; it goes away, comes back, goes away, and so forth.
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Words Creating Space: Three-dimensionality in Prose

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Rachel Howard
Out of a host of possible strategies, I’ve been fixated on four. The first is a strategy developed by fiction writers. The second is a strategy well-known to poets. The third is the kind of strategy you might find employed by a very sly 19th-century philosopher. And the fourth is a strategy equally applicable to any artist who works with language, if any of us are crazy enough to attempt it.
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An Unsentimental Interview with Debra Monroe

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Katie Cortese
Apart from comedy, readers of personal essays or memoirs know dialogue isn’t recorded—as if we walk around with tape recorders for years! Readers don’t care until they feel manipulated.
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Disappearing Act

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Thomas Sleigh
I’d like to be more straightforward, but trying to tell the truth slant is what I know how to do.
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Twenty Questions: How Much Do You Know About Our US Poet Laureates (A Quiz)

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Grace Cavalieri
The First Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress was appointed in 1937. In 1987, the title was officially designated Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry.
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AWP’s First 50 Years of Literary Collaboration

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David Fenza
Together, we have helped to create the largest and most fruitful system of literary patronage the world has ever seen.
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AWP’s Literary Agent Web Series: Partnership to Demystify the Process to Publication

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Fred Leebron
For years I’ve advocated that, as we’re teaching writers to hone their craft, maybe we shouldn’t ignore the realities of the publishing process.
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The Work Began to Disfigure Itself: The Contradictory Genius of V.S. Naipaul

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Vimi Bajaj
Is not the process of writing, like the conscience itself, in need of formation?
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Bengal Tiger Moments: Perception of Time in the Brain and on the Page

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Sean Prentiss
Through the brain’s processing of the five senses, our brains get to live outside of themselves. They get to experience and interpret the larger world. And as our brains experience that outer world.
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