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P&W-sponsored workshops in Tucson with @DeborahMayaan exemplify the healing power of writing for families & seniors:
Author Peyton Marshall offers her three go-to writing tips. Number one: Get dressed. @fsgbooks #WritersRecommend
The countdown to #BKBF14 has commenced! Who's joining us on Sunday? Stop by booth 225 for raffles and free P&W mags!
Big thanks to @poetswritersinc for making our latest video (not yet up on Moving Poems) their #ClipOfTheDay
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Yup, this'll do just fine. Poets & Writers Live at the Library of Congress on October 25. #pwlive
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#DailyNews: “Poems are a form of music, and language just happens to be our instrument." -- Terrance Hayes via @NPR
Marilynne Robinson, Richard Powers, and Jane Smiley make @nationalbook fiction longlist alongside a number of debuts:
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" body becomes the cave I am seeking." --Traci Brimhall, "Jubilee" @moving_poems #PoetryStorehouse #ClipOfTheDay
Did you love our new column, Savvy Self-Publisher by @DebraEnglander? Hear her w @JEBlount at #PWLIVE 10/25 in DC
Congrats to Courtney Moreno on launch of "In Case of Emergency" from @mcsweeneys. Read an excerpt, hear podcast at!
In #DailyNews, Bechdel & Hayes receive @macfound Genius grants, @nationalbook nonfiction longlist announced, & more:
#ClipOfTheDay: Botlhale Boikanyo's performance proves #poetry wins, even on reality TV @SAsGotTalent #AGT
In #DailyNews, Murakami talks mystery in fiction; the @nationalbook poetry finalists; and more:
So proud! Claudia Rankine, our 2014 Jackson Prize winner wins @poetrymagazine 's Bess Hokin Prize AND is nominated for NBA! @nationalbook
Louise Glück, Edward Hirsch, Claudia Rankine among ten longlisted finalists for 2014 @nationalbook award in poetry:
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#ClipOfTheDay: A profile on John Ashbery as he reads his poems & speaks on his writing experience. @OpenRoadMedia
Congrats to all selected for Best Am Essays 2014!
Secret Lives of Stories: Rewriting Our Personal Narratives by @frankbures (P&W Jan/Feb '13) gets BAE Notable mention!
Who's ready for the Brooklyn Book Fest! P&W will be at #BKBF14 this Sunday! Come say hi and grab a mag at booth 225.
In #DailyNews, poetry's digital evolution; on fiction and dreaming; and more: via @nytimesbooks & @The_Millions
#ClipOfTheDay: Debut novelist @chloekbenjamin (@AtriaBooks) on how publishing a book is like an elephant pregnancy:
In #DailyNews, Stephen King on teaching writing; James Franco to publish his book; and more:
And hear @Tin_House author D'Ambrosio in person at #PWLIVE in DC on October 26!…
An upcoming doc highlights the five-decade history of the New York Book of Reviews. @HBODocs #ClipOfTheDay
Attention all MFA students: @BOMBmagazine #litmag is offering you a free subscription!
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Estelle Ford-Williamson on her P&W-supported readings & journey to coauthor the memoir, Seed of South Sudan:
"There are as many different ways to be a writer as there are writers." -- @mhbertino in #WritersRecommend:
In #DailyNews, the history of American reading culture; Alan Moore drafts a novel over a million words long; & more:
#ClipOfTheDay: A spoken word piece on resilience by poet Januarie York filmed by @itsKelliCamille #theHealingProject
Proud to announce the 2014 Amy Award winners: Jerie Choi, Alexandra Smyth, Lindsay Stern, and Jeannie Vanasco!…
Have you picked up the new issue of Poets & Writers Magazine yet? Check out our exclusive online content at
NYC calls for artists to work with elders thru #SPARC Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide. Application dl 9/30…
In #DailyNews, the reading habits of Millennials; the competitive job market for creative writers; and more:
"What hit me first before the meaning of the poetry was the musicality..." @scottishballet #DylanThomas #ClipOfTheDay
"Learning doesn't end with the MFA program," @erikadreifus talks about life after the MFA at…
Join us for Word for Word poetry this evening at #BPReadingRoom in partnership with @poetswritersinc:
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#ClipOfTheDay: Illustrated and narrated by Dmitry Samarov, a cabdriver's memoir. @samarov @CurbsidePress
In #DailyNews, Dutch translator Hans Bolland refuses Pushkin Medal; Facebook users’ favorite books; and more:
#bkbf14 Less than two weeks until BK Book Fest! Be sure to visit P&W at booth 225! Check out the schedule now at
Check out author Steve Almond's essay on entitlement from Poets & Writers which we're featuring on the Mark Blog...
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Poet Lore is in the new issue of Poets & Writers! Flip to the Trends section of the Sept/Oct issue (p.16)--or...
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Tuesday: T'ai Freedom Ford, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Rich Villar & Tung-Hui Hu read at Bryant Park w/@poetswritersinc:
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In #DailyNews, writers fundraise for Planned Parenthood; Ray Kelly inks a memoir deal; and more:
#ClipOfTheDay: A new writers residency in Detroit renovates homes & gives the homes to writers. @WriteAHouse
In #DailyNews, the Margaret Atwood text no one will read for a century; five hundred years of book images; and more:
"I didn't marry my conscience, but I live with him." -- David Sedaris, On Leadership @washingtonpost #ClipOfTheDay