Five Tricks to Succeed and Survive the Writing Ultra-Marathon (10-16hrs)

  We tend to idealize the writing marathon. Such a delicious, romantic image of writing all day, so into your craft you forget to eat etc. But suppose you do get that one day to make up for all the others you missed, how do you make the marathon (6+ hour chunks of writing time) … Continue reading Five Tricks to Succeed and Survive the Writing Ultra-Marathon (10-16hrs)

Favorite AWP Papparazzi Moments

Mary Gaitskill: Strolling through the Marriott seeking the abstinence in literature panel. Mathew Zapruder: Sporting his sleepwear strolling the book fair. Benjamin Percy: Most aggressive Grrrrr face. Joshua Ferris: Fielding comments on bobby-pin related writing. G.C. Waldrep's Hat: Confused by the blinking figure on a street corner. Yusef Komunyakaa: Discerning Rick Moody's dialect. Natasha Trethewey: … Continue reading Favorite AWP Papparazzi Moments