Eliot said: “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” We hope this issue finds you sitting with writers whose work engages you and pushes you far. And again farther.
Competitiveness and striving and self-commodification or envy will ruin your writing.
In honor of National Poetry Month, the best poets in America share the poets and poetry that have influenced and inspired their own writing.
Editor Alicia Anstead talks about craft with novelist Ann Hood.
Writing partners share a special bond through respect and trust – despite challenges.
A reflection on a typo.
Fed up of mushy love poems? Find inspiration in these anti-love poems instead.
Where do stories come from? A look at the inspiration behind 10 classic novels.
Slow down! Crafting sentences in your head might help you get them right on the page.
What does success look like?
(Hint: Sometimes it looks like failure.)