Magazine Articles Tagged With Writers Venues and Communities

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.

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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. 

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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.

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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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Scratching Out a Living as a Writer

by Joanna Scutts

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

Two editors launch a new digital magazine that explores the business of getting paid to write.

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Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 3.14.14

Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work. 

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Live Lit Blows Through the Windy City

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The live storytelling scene, commonly known as Live Lit, has taken off in Chicago, often boasting more than fifty shows a month in the Windy City.

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