Posts Tagged: Carla Blumenkranz

Notable NYC: 2/17–2/23

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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You’ve Told Your Worst Secret

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Gordon Lish, acclaimed writer, editor, and teacher, is renowned for giving fiction writers the following advice: tell your worst secret. Lish encourages writers to put themselves at risk, first making themselves emotionally vulnerable, and then restoring themselves. Through dramatized confessions, Lish hopes that students will capture their readers’ attention; writing, in this case, is viewed […]

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Personal Tales in Publishing

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“I was being paid minimum wage by an important publisher to sit very still and, occasionally, walk across the floor.” Writing on the subject of the publishing industry, especially if it is lyrical and done well, will never fail to interest me. Carla Blumenkranz’s short piece in n+1, “My Time in Publishing,” explores with sincerity, […]

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