A well run writing group will challenge and inspire you to be a better writer

In November 2019, an old friend reached out to me. I was pleasantly surprised that she had contacted me, but it quickly became apparent that she was not just trying to make nice. She wanted some help. Her book had just been published and she was calling up a bunchMore

Plan your next book launch well

Some of the biggest changes in the book industry over the last decade have been the ease, prevalence, and prestige of self-publishing. As traditional publishers work with tighter budgets they are spending less on marketing the books they publish. More of the marketing burden is falling on the shoulders ofMore

Greg Kerstetter at the Millyard Poetry Box

I built and erected a poetry box — think little library, but simpler — last October, and there it stood, cheery, if not lonely, for months, displaying my typewritten poems and the ones from friends. I named it The Millyard Poetry Box. And then a pandemic spread. People stayed homeMore

In service of other poets. Michael Favala Goldman.

Twice a month, in Northampton MA, a group of poets meet to read and critique each other’s work. The meet-up is the brainchild of poet and translator, Michael Favala Goldman. It’s open to all poets and has been running for two years now. We asked Michael to reflect upon theMore