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Posts Tagged: PEN Center

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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Notable Los Angeles 1/13–1/19

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Monday 1/13: Write Club Los Angeles presents Chapter 21: Shit Ain’t Real? 3 rounds, 2 opposing writers, and this one features a special SF vs. LA rivalry as the producers of Write Club SF come down to do battle! Mikhail Blokh, Casey Childers, Pogo Saito, Kristina Wong, Steven Westdahl, and Sean Sweeney engage in “literature […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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It’s that time again. Time to round up all the Rumpus weekends. Or the weekend Rumpuses. Or something. This weekend, we featured two super-cool interviews. Saturday’s was a lively discussion with Michelle Meyering, director of programs and events at PEN Center USA, about her lit-mag The Rattling Wall, which “isn’t necessarily a journal about LA, but a journal that’s influenced […]

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Conquering Hero

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That’s (part of) the title of this piece on the PEN Center website by Rumpus Poetry Book Club Board member Gabrielle Calvocoressi. It’s absolutely beautiful. Here’s a short sample: “I’m really glad I had that lousy job because I know what it is to make someone copies at the last minute and to be told […]

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