26 articles found

Tracy K Smith: Writers on writing

“Every discovery that I make as a writer, and the work it allows me to do, is true only for as long as it is true.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: September 16, 2015

Sharon Olds: Writers on Writing

It’s good for me to notice the tiniest sub-“thought” which goes through my mind, almost too fast to notice—to catch it before it’s gone, to jot it down. Whhhsshht!

By Gabriel Packard | Published: June 23, 2015

Tom Sleigh: Writers on writing

“I tried to arrange my life so that I could have the time in the morning to sit down and work. As soon as you make a decision like that, you give a shape to your life.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: March 17, 2015

Master of the verse

A guide to sifting through MFA programs for the best in poetry.

By Meredith Quinn | Published: February 19, 2015

News of poetry

A reporter returns to her first love, and finds she can explore her journalistic obsessions.

By Alissa Quart | Published: February 19, 2015

Waxing Poetic

In honor of National Poetry Month, the best poets in America share the poets and poetry that have influenced and inspired their own writing.

Published: February 18, 2015