Uncertain in the wild frontierBy Abayomi Animashaun
A poet reconsiders his earliest approach to craft.
APRIL: The poetry issue
In the cross-cutBy Bernadette Geyer
Create rich poetry with craft techniques used by the world of cinema.
Narrative hookBy Alicia Anstead
Suspense is key to poetry, says Mary Jo Bang.
Naming ParneshiaBy Robert Hirschfield
A poet discusses her first collection.
Main courseBy Aubrey Everett
Screenwriter Winnie Holzman says comedy is central.
Accidental progressBy Michael Henry
Life doesn’t get in the way of a father’s poetry practice.
Promises, promisesBy Hunter Liguore
Establish theme early and stick with it.
Bounce thisBy Dorit Sasson
Get more social shares without annoying readers.
Pitch, write, repeat.By Mridu Khullar Relph
Build an ongoing relationship with editors.
Arresting diversityBy Melissa Hart
"Solstice" editors look for deep analyses of social issues.
Poetry campBy Meredith Quinn
A conference channels Robert Frost.
Also in Every Issue
Take Note Opener
Don Share, Baroque in Hackney, small press editors and more.
Ask The Writer
Can nonfiction be dramatized?
Guide to publishing
How I Write
Joseph Bathanti: “I’m decidedly a narrative poet, although I don’t let that get in the way if I want to step outside those lines and fool around with other kinds of deliveries.”