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For poets, by poets

Celebrate National Poetry Month with inspiration from master poets.

By Nicki Porter, Contributing Editor | Published: April 23, 2015

What I learned at AWP15

The country’s largest writers conference is overwhelmingly massive. Here’s how one attendee navigated the riches.

By Nicki Porter, contributing editor | Published: April 14, 2015

Off and running at AWP15

The Writer’s associate editor shares reflections from AWP 2015.

By Meredith Quinn, contributing editor | Published: April 10, 2015

See you at AWP15!

AWP15! Meet our editors, grab free goodies, get a special attendee-only subscription rate and enter our mini-contest.

By Nicki Porter, contributing editor | Published: April 8, 2015

Roy Peter Clark: Last writes redux

Roy Peter Clark’s tips for crafting eulogies is a helpful guide to any kind of writing. When his mother died, he had to put his own advice in action.

By Alicia Anstead, Editor-in-Chief | Published: April 2, 2015

Get your yoga on as a writer

I’m thoroughly in favor of people writing from a deeper place, not the thinking part of the mind, but rather memory and image and feeling, and so yoga helps us get in touch with the feeling self.

By Meredith Quinn, contributing editor | Published: March 25, 2015

Find your writing voice

One of the most precious aspects of a writer’s talent is voice, the tell-tale sign of who is sitting on the other side of the story.

By Meredith Quinn, contributing editor | Published: March 13, 2015

Unearthing future classics

Is the recent wave of newly discovered, never-before-published stories by iconic authors a trend in the writing world?

By Meredith Quinn, contributing editor | Published: March 3, 2015