This Month's Featured Blogger
For National Poetry Month, Dawn Lundy Martin, Daniel Borzutzky, Stephanie Young, and Brandon Shimoda will be guest-editing the blog. Visit us each day for a new featured blogger selected by the editors.
Tetris Effect + Genetics: Why We Write
April 9, 2013: I sometimes tell my students that creative writing is egomaniacal because everyone has thoughts but only writers write them down. Not only do writers write their thoughts down, they work the [...]
by Mary Jo Bang
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