Poets & Writers Magazine
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For more than twenty years, Poets & Writers Magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Within its pages, our readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers, and writers of creative nonfiction, and conversation among fellow professionals.
PORTRAITS OF INSPIRATION Seven writers with books coming out in the first months of the new year—Sally Wen Mao, Hanif Abdurraqib, Morgan Parker, Esmé Weijun Wang, Ross Gay, Yiyun Li, and Chigozie Obioma—share their thoughts about creativity, the transformative power of writing, and the infinite potential of the literary imagination. NEWS AND TRENDS The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering turns thirty-five; publishing poetry in translation; Container creates books that aren’t books; an interview with Mary Gannon, the new executive director of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses; and more. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf Harnessing the power of hypnagogia. by Melissa Burkley.