Posts Tagged: mentors

The House of Fiction Has Many Rooms: Talking with Sigrid Nunez

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Sigrid Nunez discusses her seventh novel, The Friend, her fondness for writing about animals, and the ways the literary world has changed.

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Everything as Story: A Conversation with Kendra Levin

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Kendra Levin discusses her new book, The Hero Is You, her influential mentors, her career in publishing, and the creative struggles that led her to put writing aside for many years.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Faith Adiele

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Faith Adiele discusses what it means to be a good literary citizen, the importance of decolonizing travel writing, and how she wants to change the way Black stories are being told.

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Emerging Voices Fellowship

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The PEN Center USA’s Emerging Voices Fellowship is open for applications through August 1. The fellowship is “a literary mentorship that aims to provide new writers, who are isolated from the literary establishment, with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to launch a professional writing career.” PEN is seeking underrepresented writers without MFAs for this opportunity. […]

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: A Roundtable on Writing, Editing, and Race

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With Lisa Factora-Borchers, Patrice Gopo, Jennifer Niesslein, Tamiko Nimura, and Deesha Philyaw.

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The Creative Writing Class That Changed My Life

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One could sense this passion in all of us. It seemed to fill the classroom as if it were part of the oxygen.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #60: On Mentorship

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In an empirically-preoccupied world, mentorship appears to be unscientific, impossible to quantify, and perhaps even sentimental.

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In Cahoots

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Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison. Sherwood Anderson and William and Faulkner. Henry James and Edith Warton. And now, X… and you! The Association of Writers & Writing Programs just announced the establishment of a mentorship program starting in September. As stated on their community page, they are giving special consideration to applicants of backgrounds “typically […]

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