For more than twenty years, Poets & Writers Magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Within its pages, our readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers, and writers of creative nonfiction, and conversation among fellow professionals.
Poets & Writers Magazine • Volume 48 • Issue 3
EDITOR’S Note • GETTING THROUGH THIS TOGETHER (ALONE)
The Library of Unpublished Books
Page One • Where New And Noteworthy Books Begin
Residency Supports Deaf Writers
A Prize for New Immigrant Writing
Small Press Points
Uddin Takes the Helm at AAWW
TheTimeIsNow • Writing Prompts and Exercises
Young and Adorable • REWRITING THE NARRATIVE OF WOMEN WRITERS’ SUCCESS
DOUBLE DOORS OPEN • MINOR FEELINGS: AN ASIAN AMERICAN RECKONING, PUBLISHED IN FEBRUARY BY ONE WORLD, IN WHICH SHE FEARLESSLY PROBES THE INTERSECTIONS OF RACE, ART, AND LITERATURE. KNOWN FOR HER INVENTIVE AND GENRE-DEFYING POETRY, CATHY PARK HONG BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH HER FIRST ESSAY COLLECTION,
Writing Contests • In our annual look at the field of writing contests, Emma Hine leads writers through the tangle of options on the path to publication, and we pull some weeds in the often dense application process for fellowships and grants.
Finding a Home for Your Work • Should You Submit to Contests or During Open Reading Periods?
Putting Your Best Foot Forward • Application Tips for Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
Inside Publishing • THE BOOK MARKETER
The Savvy Self-Publisher • MARLEN SUYAPA BODDEN
Reviewers & Critics • DAVID CANFIELD OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Poets & Writers 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA • We extend grateful thanks to the generous supporters of the Poets & Writers 50th Anniversary Gala.
Poets & Writers 50 & forward
50th Anniversary Writers Committee
Conferences & Residencies
Poets & Writers
THE FRIENDS OF POETS & WRITERS, INC. • We are happy to acknowledge these Friends whose recent gifts help make our programs possible.
Still Celebrating (in Absentia)