Visions and Revisions: Writing On Writing Well and keeping it up-to-date for 35 years
By William Zinsser
The Fifth Annual Believer Book Award
A CELEBRATION OF THE CHAPBOOK: April 23-25
Trompe Lit: OuLiPo in New York City
Gabriel García Márquez, literary giant, lays down his pen
By Paul Hamilos
The End of Verse?
A recent NEA report finds fiction reading on the rise, while readership of poetry has dropped significantly. Is an art form dying?
By Marc Bain
Saga/Circus by Lyn Hejinian Reviewed by Joyelle McSweeney
Song and Silence
My Fanny Howe: By Maureen N. McLane
Meghan O’Rourke talks to John Ashbery
To sci-fi and beyond:
Whether in revolutionary science fiction or postmodern social criticism, Temple’s Samuel R. Delany presents characters that, like him, can’t be reduced to stereotype.
By Tirdad Derakhshani
Polis is This: Charles Olson & the Persistence of Place
TS Eliot’s damning verdict on George Orwell’s Animal Farm
By Helen Pidd
Kureishi on the Rushdie affair: Kenan Malik talks to Hanif Kureishi about the Rushdie fatwa and why no one would write such a book today
An Interview with D.A. Powell
By Evan J. Peterson