Magazine Articles Tagged With creative process

Contemporary Poets to Read Now, Eileen Myles Inspires New Feminists, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.18.16

Hilary Mantel’s writing day; an interview with National Book Award winner Ha Jin; U. of Illinois launches massive open online course in Modern American poetry; and other news.

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Writers on Books That Left a Mark

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

From Stephen King’s The Body to Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, Ig Publishing’s new Bookmarked series offers short personal narratives that explore how a particular work of fiction helped shape a writer’s career.

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This Is Your Brain on Fear: Trauma and Storytelling

by J. T. Bushnell

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

J. T. Bushnell

How do we record traumatic events when our survival often depends on us not thinking at all? Fiction writer and essayist J. T. Bushnell explores this question through the lens of a house fire, combining ideas of memory, storytelling, and neuroscience to investigate the intersections of truth, trauma, and narrative.

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The Time Is Now: Writing Prompts and Exercises

by Staff

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

Staff

Explore your parental relationships, gain unexpected access to somebody else’s data, and assess the qualities of a favorite celebrity—three prompts to ignite the creative process.

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Poet, Writer, Imposter: Learning to Believe in Myself

by Leigh Stein

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

A poet, novelist, and memoirist investigates the experience of imposter syndrome—that insidious feeling of being a fraud—and poses the question, What would happen if writers stopped viewing their careers as a series of happy accidents?

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An Open Door: A Profile of Richard Russo

by Joshua Bodwell

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

For the past thirty years, from the publication of his first novel, Mohawk, to his latest, Everybody’s Fool, a sequel to his beloved 1993 novel, Nobody’s Fool, Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize–winning “patron saint of small-town fiction,” has remained the same generous, optimistic, hardworking writer he’s always been, welcoming readers into his books and his heart.

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Metafictional Worlds, Notable Translations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.25.16

American Psycho reconsidered; the boundaries between fiction and nonfiction; on confessional writing by women; and other news.

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Whiting Award Winners Announced, the Dime Novel’s Return, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.24.16

On the craft choices of debut novelists; BuzzFeed launches section for new writing; missing Hong Kong editor returns; and other news.

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Defining Successful Poets, Patient Prose, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.17.16

Screenwriter and director Michael Mann launches publishing imprint; on the “misunderstood” poet Stevie Smith; Qatari poet released from prison; and other news.

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Following the Mysteries: An Interview With Jhumpa Lahiri

by Ann Goldstein

Feature

Posted 2.10.16

Ann Goldstein

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri talks with translator Ann Goldstein about her decision to write her new book, In Other Words, in Italian; the search for freedom and happiness; and the mysteries of creativity, art, and life.

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