“Craft is work.”
Young poets gather to learn the craft from literary stars.
Spoken word poet Sarah Kay discusses writing, listening and the freedom to give poetry a try.
During the endless weeks of March, writers face roadblocks in their work, whether it’s a problem story, a silent muse or a creative slump. These novelists, nonfiction writers and poets share how they power through the rough patches in chilly times.
“Revision is where the magic happens. I try to get through a first draft quickly (though not quick enough), so I can massage it and make it work.”
The poet learned to “get out of earth’s orbit” to find freedom and a sense of wonder in her writing.
What books do you turn to for guidance? And what books are you missing?
Poet and journalist Alissa Quart combines her skills for a sprawling examination of the outsider class.
A group gathers to explore the landscape of aging, imagination and technique in poetry.
Poet Dana Gioia explains his approach to making work stronger and richer.