The beloved countryBy Dennis L. Peterson
If you’re stuck on the page, go back to your people.
MAY: The publishing issue
Protect what you loveBy Melissa Hart
Middle grade and YA authors embrace environmental topics to create stories, activism and stewardship among young readers.
Pub CrawlBy Jack Smith
The fate of literary novels may be in the hands of smaller presses, with an eye toward excellence and craft. But editors and publishers say you'll need patience and persistence to unlock the doors.
Savior of literatureBy Megan Kaplon
The NEA is on a mission to keep excellence in writing a national priority.
Honoring Harper LeeBy Roy Peter Clark
Consider the craft behind the beloved author's most famous work.
Forced mindsetBy Katie Lewis
Lose a job. Gain a writing life.
Different strokesBy Bharti Kirchner
How can you broaden your story and your readership?
Show me the moneyBy Dorit Sasson
Crowdfund your next book with these campaign tips.
Get noticedBy Pete Croatto
Snag the attention of editors by following these eight steps.
Culture, identity and literatureBy Meredith Quinn
A one-day workshop explores heritage.
Crystalizing creativityBy Meredith Quinn
Workshops provide mentors and models – and possibility.
Who'd've thunk it?By Melissa Hart
Don't dismiss esoteric work as unpublishable.
Also in Every Issue
Téa Obreht, The Bloggess, agent Jane Dystel and more.
How I Write
Wil Haygood: "Book editors expect you to dance a little bit. They expect you to climb the darkest side of the mountain at midnight."