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 It began with “unpublished novelist.”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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Personal Essay: On Getting Writing Advice From Chimamanda Adichie, Bonding With The Literati and Enjoying The Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop

The thing to know about acceptance letters is that they usually come when you least expect them; most people are


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