An evening with Colson Whitehead

Growing up, Colson Whitehead spent hours alone in his room reading comic books and sci-fi novels. ‘I was practically a …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger13 December 2017

5 great places to submit if you hate to wait

Part of the pain of submitting is waiting and waiting and waiting to hear if your piece is accepted. Response …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger20 November 2017

5 exercises for beating writer’s block

Every writer fears it: WRITER’S BLOCK. The words alone are enough to make even the most stalwart of writers shudder …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger10 November 2017

Publishing, NaNoWriMo & beyond

We recently caught up with longtime student and published author Janelle Ward. A Minnesota native, Janelle has lived in the …Read More

Profile PhotoKate Moeller1 November 2017

Writer discovers her superpower

Susan J. Nassuna has been an ardent reader and a lover of the written word from childhood. It’s a passion …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff15 October 2017

Where do authors find inspiration?

So many amazing international authors visited Amsterdam and The Hague over the past few weeks: Nicole Krauss, Mohsin Hamid, Jeanette …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger26 September 2017

5 tips for getting published

What does it take to get published in a literary journal? We get a lot of questions along these lines …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger15 September 2017

6 great places for themed submissions

Submitting for a themed issue can narrow the playing field and improve your chances of having your piece accepted. Below …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger25 August 2017

Adventures in writing

Tim Voors never dreamed of being writer. As a kid growing up in the hills of Sussex, he was always …Read More

Profile PhotoKate Frangos11 August 2017

5 great places to submit your short stories

We’ve done flash fiction, we’ve done poetry, and now it’s your turn, short story writers! Here are five great places to submit. All the …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger10 August 2017

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