Finds for Writers

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Each Friday, the Practicing Writing blog shares writing and publishing resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend.

  • A reminder that September is National Translation Month. One way to mark it: perusing Jenny Bhatt’s latest translation-related links.
  • From The Writer magazine: “15 fall writing prompts for your personal, professional, & creative writing practices.”
  • The latest installment of The William Trevor Reader takes up a number of issues—including the structure (and publication) of novellas and short stories.
  • The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) has transitioned its magazine The Writer’s Chronicle to an all-digital format. The new (September 2022) issue has been unlocked for all—you need not be an AWP member to access it.
  • And there’s a fresh set of Jewish-lit links up on the My Machberet blog. I recommend in particular the new booklet from the Association of Jewish Libraries, Evaluating Jewish Representation in Children’s Literature: A Guide for Libraries. As I explain in the post, this guide has much to impart beyond children’s literature, and, for that matter, beyond libraries. I hope that you’ll check it out.

Have a good weekend.

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