A bi-monthly magazine published by Poets & Writers, Inc., a non-profit organization serving the professional interests of poets, authors, and writers of creative non-fiction. The magazine publishes essays on the literary life, writer profiles, and practical information for poets and authors, including guidance on how to submit work for publication and listings of literary grants and prizes.
Written by professional writers and teachers of writing, this book's chapters deal with specific genres or forms - ranging from the novel to new media - or with significant topics that explore the cutting edge state of creative writing internationally (including creative writing and science, contemporary publishing and new workshop approaches).
A comprehensive writers' guide to the terminology used across the creative writing industries and in the major literary movements. Packed with practical tips for honing writing skills and identifying opportunities for publication and production, it also explains the workings of publishing houses, literary agencies and producing theatres.
Featuring key terms and definitions, an overview of styles, genres, and movements, and advice for aspiring writers, this book is an ideal resource for students and scholars of Creative Writing.
High profile writers, including Philip Pullman, Nadine Gordimer, Kate Grenville and Robert Pinsky, talk about their writing practice and ways of working. Designed with the needs of creative writers in mind, Graeme Harper explores both practice and process, asking authors questions about subjects ranging from motivation to creativity to drafting.
On Writing Short Stories , Second Edition, explores the art and craft of writing short fiction by bringing together nine original essays by professional writers and thirty-three examples of short fiction.
This new edition has been updated throughout to include new and revised exercises, up-to-date coverage of emerging technologies and a new glossary of key terms and techniques. Ailsa Cox guides the reader through the key aspects of the craft, provides a variety of case studies and examples of how others have approached the genre and sets a series of engaging exercises to help hone your skills.
Gibbons presents a rich gallery of poetic inventiveness and continuity drawn from a wide range of poets--Sappho, Pindar, Shakespeare, Keats, William Carlos Williams, Marina Tsvetaeva, Gwendolyn Brooks, and many others. Gibbons explores poetic temperament, rhyme, metonymy, etymology, and other elements of poetry as modes of thinking and feeling. In celebration and homage, Gibbons attunes us to the possibilities of poetic thinking.