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Learning From No: Finding Inspiration in Rejection

by Michael Bourne

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.14.16

Michael Bourne

After having a story rejected by several literary magazines, contributing editor Michael Bourne discusses the lessons he learned from the experience, including the feedback and notes for revision he received from editors that helped him write—and eventually publish—a better story.

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The Aha! Moment: Novelist Caroline Leavitt

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 10.12.16

Michael Bourne

As part of a continuing series, novelist Caroline Leavitt discusses how a letter from editor Andra Miller breathed new life into the female characters in her latest novel, Cruel Beautiful World (Algonquin Books, 2016).

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A Poem for Slain Poet Kofi Awoonor, Twenty Ideal Cities for Writers, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.26.13

Kwame Dawes has composed a poem for slain poet Kofi Awoonor; Jason Diamond looks at twenty cities that are great for writers; the Oxford American showcases great photographs taken by Eudora Welty; and other news.

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Sherman Alexie’s Sparks Twitter Deluge, Charlotte Brontë’s French Homework, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.12.13

One page of Charlotte Brontë's French homework fetched almost eighty thousand dollars; Sherman Alexie sparked a Twitter deluge with one Tweet; Charlie Savage looks at the prison library at Guantanamo Bay detention camp; and other news.

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