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Catching Up with Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

July 12, 2018

By Sophie Grossman Graywolf Press received more than 700 submissions to its annual Nonfiction Prize this year, and the...
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Bad News: I Want To Be A Writer

July 06, 2018

By Sophie Grossman I began my first year as an undergrad certain that I wanted to major in biology and begin a...
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Plotting: Trapped in the Beginning?

July 03, 2018

Many a writer gets caught in a loop of writing and rewriting the beginning of a novel. Round and round goes the loop,...
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The Draft, 27.0: “The Horror, the Mystery”

January 19, 2016

The Draft Reading Series celebrates the diverse and talented writing in our workshops that hovers around a given them

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Reading and Q&A with Lidia Yuknavitch

January 19, 2016

There was a free reception and reading that followed Lidia Yuknavitch’s seminar “Let the Pieces Fall Where They May.”

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Reading and Q&A with Eli Gottlieb

January 19, 2016

Following Eli Gottlieb’s seminar “Mechanics & Gearings of Long-Form Narrative,” there was a free reception and re

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Meet the Young Authors Collective

January 18, 2016

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My First Date With Christian Wiman

January 11, 2016

M.F.A. vs. Lighthouse: One Writer’s Opinion

December 22, 2015

by Maggie Ferguson

Lit Matters: Spoiler Alert

December 08, 2015

by Robin Black

“Has Beth died yet?”

Lit Matters: The Cranes of Spain

December 05, 2015

by Andrea Dupree

Lit Matters: The Secret Language of Fairy Tales

December 03, 2015

by Laura I. Miller

Lit Matters: Stories Are Our Guides

November 29, 2015

by Kewanna Cigales

Lit Matters: Why Write?

November 28, 2015

by Chris Pickens

Lit Matters: Book Bonds

November 27, 2015

by Susanna Donato

Lit Matters: Hardcover Beauties

November 25, 2015

by Cynthia Swanson

Lit Matters: Because We Matter

November 24, 2015

by Roxanne Banks Malia