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A Call to Action: Working Toward Inclusiveness for Poets With Disabilities

by Jennifer Bartlett

The Literary Life

Posted 10.12.16

Jennifer Bartlett

Even as historically underrepresented voices gain support and exposure in today’s literary community, writers with disabilities remain overlooked by most institutions and programs. Poet and advocate Jennifer Bartlett explains why and calls for change.


American Writers Museum Names President, Anne Sexton’s Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.5.16

October book recommendations; National Book Award winner Phil Klay’s open letter to Donald Trump; how novelists write about climate change; and other news. 


Seamus Heaney Center Opens to Public, Trayvon Martin’s Parents to Publish Memoir, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.29.16

President Obama proclaims October as National Arts and Humanities Month; National Book Foundation announces 5 Under 35 honorees; Hollywood’s “most sought-after word nerds”; and other news.


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.