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Have you seen the new and improved Poets & Writers Directory? Browse 10,000+ profiles, update your profile, or review the criteria to see if you are eligible to apply today:
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Poets & Writers Jun 15
In 1970, the Poets & Writers Directory was a Rolodex. By the 1990s, it was a phone book. The 2019 update to the Directory, now with 10,000+ author profiles, makes it easier than ever to connect with professional opportunities:
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Poets & Writers Jun 15
: Write an essay about an unexpected discovery. Think about a time when you inadvertently uncovered something you weren’t meant to know and what actions you took in response.
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Poets & Writers Jun 14
“Rule No. 10: Revise, revise, revise. I cannot stress this enough. Revision is when you do what you should have done the first time, but didn’t.” reads his piece “How to Write” at the .
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Poets & Writers Jun 14
For some great weekend reading, check out excerpts from the debut novels of our annual First Fiction picks: Ruchika Tomar, Chia-Chia Lin, , , and .
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Courtney Maum Jun 14
It was a very good mail day! Thank you for publishing my love letter to , !
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Poets & Writers Jun 14
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Read more about the Directory’s history and the new redesign!
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Poets & Writers Jun 14
Did you know that once upon a time the Poets & Writers Directory lived on a Rolodex? Not anymore! Our refreshed design makes it easier than ever to connect with writers:
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Poets & Writers Jun 14
The Time Is Now! This week's for poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction feature an elegy to an endangered species, the isolation of lighthouses, and Googling a long-lost pal. Browse the archive for more prompts and books on writing!
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Peauxdunque Review Jun 13
READER PARTICIPATION REQUESTED: One of the things we're doing with the Peauxdunque Review is a regular series of Peauxdunque-generated content, sandwiched around the amazing fiction, CNF, and poetry from our immensely talented contributors. ... (1/4)
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Poets & Writers Jun 14
“It may be impossible to stop wars, just as it’s impossible to stop glaciers, but it’s still worth finding the form and the language that reminds us what they are and calls them by their true names.” : on Kurt Vonnegut’s realism.
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Kendra Allen Jun 13
I have a Literary MagNet column in the latest issue of where I’m discussing lit mags essays from were initially published in. Check it out!
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Karen DeBonis Jun 14
Excellent inside info on the book publishing business by on .
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Poets & Writers Jun 13
“I think desire is at once the thing we think most about and also our most slippery secret, and I wanted to explore the nuance of that intersection.” discusses her first book, Three Women.
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Poets & Writers Jun 13
The Poets & Writers Directory is your resource for connecting with other writers. We just redesigned it. Check out the Directory’s brand new look and improved search capabilities today!
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Nicole Dennis-Benn Jun 13
You can listen to an excerpt of here on !! ~ Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
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Poets & Writers Jun 13
“When I feel uninspired or uncertain about my work—especially when struggling with self-doubt and falling prey to comparisons with better writers—I find it helpful to think about art.” —
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Poets & Writers Jun 13
If you're in you might score a sample copy of our new issue on June 27!
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Jason Pinter Jun 13
This is a fantastic look at the agenting process in by , profiling four agents and how they signed/sold four different projects over time. Love seeing this kind of passion.
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The Cullman Center Jun 13
ATTENTION WRITERS OF ALL STRIPES AND GENRES, ACADEMICS, VISUAL ARTISTS, TRANSLATORS: Application for the 2020-2021 Cullman Center Fellowship is now live: Deadline to apply is 5 PM Friday, September 27th, 2019. SPREAD THE WORD!
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