Don’t Write Alone

A Conversation with ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021 Author’ Heather Aruffo

“I think medical terminology can be incredibly beautiful and I love integrating it into my work.”

Oct 20, 2021
The Sound of My Voice: Reading My Audiobook Was an Act of Letting Go

You cannot grow, or heal, or whatever it is we’re trying to achieve when we write though trauma, by distancing yourself from your own pain.

Oct 19, 2021
Where Matt Ortile Writes

I try to be agnostic about where I write; I never have an excuse to not.

Oct 18, 2021
Job Opportunities for Writers: October 15, 2021

We post roundups of writing and literary jobs once a week. Here’s our list for October 15, 2021.

Oct 15, 2021
Submission and Pitching Opportunities: October 15, 2021

We post submission roundups once a week. Here’s our list of literary magazines and freelance opportunities for October 15, 2021.

Oct 15, 2021
A Conversation with ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021’ Author Lindsay Ferguson

“Writing at a slow pace—or along the contours of what life personally looks like for you—is still writing.”

Oct 14, 2021
Writers Who Read: A Conversation on Body Horror with Julian K. Jarboe

“If you’re interested in responding to difference and change in a fantastic way, body horror fiction can be a great way to push through the stereotypical or conventional roles of monstrosity.”

Oct 14, 2021
I Found My Literary Community by Writing Book Reviews

My goal wasn’t to become a career critic, but to get the word out about books I felt deserved the attention.

Oct 13, 2021
Why Full-Time Freelancing Isn’t For Me

In the face of dire job prospects, freelancing felt like it might be a solution; a way to be a writer on my own terms.

Oct 12, 2021
A Freelancer Talks Money and Writing

It’s not what you write that’s meaningful, but the time you spend writing.

Oct 12, 2021
Submission and Pitching Opportunities: October 8, 2021

We post submission roundups once a week. Here’s our list of literary magazines and freelance opportunities for October 8, 2021.

Oct 08, 2021
Job Opportunities for Writers: October 8, 2021

We post roundups of writing and literary jobs once a week. Here’s our list for October 8, 2021.

Oct 08, 2021
A Conversation with ‘Best Debut Short Stories 2021’ Author Alberto Reyes Morgan

“Every story has a shape, you just have to figure out what it is and then let it be that shape, man.”

Oct 07, 2021
25 Literary Magazines That Accept Work Combining Text and Image

If you make comics, graphic stories, visual poetry, collage, schematics, and anything in between, check out this list of journals that accept multimedia work!

Oct 07, 2021
Publishing Your Debut Book Is Like Baking Croissants—Messy, But Worth It

Outside the publishing industry, I don’t think we spend enough time discussing the labor behind writing a book.

Oct 06, 2021
Where Rae Nudson Writes

I’m afraid I have always been like this: always doing slightly more than I can handle, stealing moments to get it all done.

Oct 05, 2021
“Mainstream US literary culture is hostile to different ways of writing”: A Conversation with Aruni Kashyap

“I am inspired by other bilingual writers, other writers from smaller—I mean in size, not richness and depth—literary spaces.”

Oct 04, 2021
Job Opportunities for Writers: October 1, 2021

We post roundups of writing and literary jobs once a week. Here’s our list for October 1, 2021.

Oct 01, 2021
Submission and Pitching Opportunities: October 1, 2021

We post submission roundups once a week. Here’s our list of literary magazines and freelance opportunities for October 1, 2021.

Oct 01, 2021
On Craft, Rhythm, and Writing About Sex

In the first installment of her new column, Megan Pillow shows us how some of the best examples of contemporary writing craft can be found in writing about sex.

Sep 30, 2021