Items Tagged With writers rights

AAWW Continues the Conversation

by Arvin Temkar

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

The Asian American Writers Workshop rings in its twenty-fifth year at the forefront of the movement to diversify the publishing industry, and to provide advocacy, education, opportunity, and visibility to Asian American poets and writers.

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Saving the University of Akron Press

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

When universities face budget cuts, their presses are often the first to meet the chopping block, causing waves of unemployment for writers and editors alike. In the wake of their own shutdown, however, the University of Akron community fought to get theirs back.

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Scouting Out New Books of Poetry

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Frustrated by a reviewing culture that they found to be increasingly insular—and as such, less honest—two poets decided to create a safe new space for reviewers to write candidly—and anonymously—about new collections of poetry.

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Rethinking Poetic Citizenship

by Momo Chang

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

In an effort to open writing contests and grants to undocumented immigrants, a group called the “Undocupoets” successfully petitions some of the most prominent presses and literary organizations in America.

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