The Wednesday Web Browser for Writers
The always-reliable Ms. Mentor offers some “novel academic novels” to add to your tbr list.
Lots of intriguing content, including some available online, in the new Summer Fiction Issue of The New Yorker.
Speaking of summer fiction, read these inspired-by-his-new-novel “author notes” by Dean Bakopoulos.
Attention, poets: Robert Lee Brewer is making the Poetic Asides community even more community-oriented.
And speaking of poetry: David Harris Ebenbach’s “The ABCs of Parenting” is a wonderful poem by itself, but has also given me a prompt idea: writing an “The ABCs of…” poem on any other topic.
Writer Abroad suggests “5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Writing Conference.”
One of the many lovely aspects of my recent college reunion was the opportunity I had to reconnect with classmate Emily Barton. Many of you probably recognize Emily as an acclaimed novelist. This week, I discovered that she is also a remarkable adviser. Check out the “Advice for My Students Page” on her website, replete with reflections on jobs, MFA programs, publishing, and more.