Category Archives: Dispatch from AWP

Dispatch from AWP: Starting and Sustaining a New Literary Publication

To start a new literary journal, you need a few things. Let’s go through a quick list of what the panelists had to say.

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Dispatch from AWP: The Art of the Book Review

This just in: There is no agreement on what a makes a good book review. Panelist Craig Teicher says that a good book review need not be “right” about the book, but it must definitely be interesting. It should, in … Continue reading

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Dispatch from AWP: The Fine Art of Constructive Praise

There are workshops that tear you down for sport, and there are workshops that build you up with meaningless praise. Somewhere between these two extremes exists the sweet spot of the creative writing workshop, where, as four panelists from Grub … Continue reading

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Dispatch from AWP: Four Ways Blogging Benefits A Writer

There are four ways that blogging benefits you as a writer: creation, career, promotion, and conversation. That’s according to the panelists Isla McKetta, Rebecca Bridge, Elissa Washuta, Ann Hedreen, and Jack Remick, all of whom have vast blogging experience.

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