How To Write A Great Short-Story: Lessons From A Short-Story Day With TJ Benson.

It’s the Jos Museum Festival. It means the celebration of ancient cultures and histories to keep the future breathing. I


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Ten Brilliant Poets Discuss Their Writing Philosophies, Recommend Stellar Poems and Offer Tips On How Best To Handle Rejections

Poetry, lubricant for the soul the soul of prose I suppose, sparse, shut-up, scope-charged, pause-patterned sometimes flamboyantly confusing like [dead]


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Boston Review’s 2019 Aura Estrada Short Story and Annual Poetry Contest—Apply (Award: $500 + Publication)

Ever dreamed of winning the Aura Estrada short story prize and/or the Boston Review Annual Poetry prize? Great! I’ve got


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How To Write A Short Author’s Bio: The Do’s and Don’ts of Introducing Yourself

Once, I heard someone reading a writer’s bio aloud. It began with “unpublished novelist.” The person stopped to make space


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