Items Tagged With Writers Venues and Communities

Grin City Collective Shifts Focus

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

A nonprofit in Iowa closes its residency program after ten years to focus more on public arts programming. Founder and former codirector Joe Lacina explains why.

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Free Retreats, Fairs, and Festivals: Inspiring Getaways for Writers on a Budget

by Staff

Special Section

Posted 2.10.16

Staff

Whether it’s a daylong festival, a weekend conference, or a four-week residency, there are countless options for writers looking for a retreat. We rounded up more than eighty free conferences, residencies, and festivals across the country so that you can find the literary getaway that’s right for you—at little to no cost.

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The Fine Art of Selecting a Program: Five Reasons to Consider an MA

by Joey Franklin

Special Section

Posted 8.19.15

Joey Franklin

For those considering a graduate program in writing but who may not feel the MFA is right for them, an author and teacher offers five practical reasons to consider a Master of Arts degree as an alternative.

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The Bronx Loses its Last Bookstore, Joan Didion Documentary, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.23.14

Ink blots and reader notes are on display at Cambridge; writers discuss the importance of place in their work; a literary atlas of Ireland; and other news.

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