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Tanis Rideout: How I Write

“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.”

By Lauren Carter | Published: February 28, 2014

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What books do you turn to for guidance? And what books are you missing?

By Catherine Buni | Published: January 6, 2014

Full quart press

Poet and journalist Alissa Quart combines her skills for a sprawling examination of the outsider class.

By Kristen Andresen | Published: November 1, 2013

Cracking open truth

A group gathers to explore the landscape of aging, imagination and technique in poetry.

By Robert Hirschfeld | Published: August 21, 2013

A Capitol Poet

Poet Richard Blanco shared the stage with President Barack Obama on inauguration day. He’s hoping poetry will find its way from the Capitol steps back into daily life.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: February 28, 2013

Advice from the crypt

Edgar Allan Poe speaks to writers about preplanning your work, knowing the ending, concentrating on a single effect, and showing discipline and character

By B.K. Stevens | Published: September 20, 2012