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Rebecca Wolff Gets Personal With the Program in New Issue of Fence December 9, 2013: Rebecca Wolff has penned her take on the "old saw" that is personal as political in a new essay for the current issue of Fence (Winter 2013-2014). And it is quite personal--Wolff describes leaving her husband, how her parents are rich, her son's autism, and much else that typically accumulates in facts to form "identity" and, in turn, Wolff's [...] by

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The Fence Books Ottoline Morrell Prize Is Now Accepting Submissions November 7, 2013: Behold! All hail Lady Ottoline: beloved unsung patron of the Bloomsbury Group! Ahem. Erm... what we meant to say was, that the uh, world-renowned publisher of contemporary poetry and fiction, Fence, will read submissions for the Ottoline Morrell Prize from November 1 to November 30, 2013-- the prize of which, of course, includes [...] by

Work. Part One April 11, 2013: Hannah Gamble’s post about the Fence Family Brunch at this year’s AWP conference got me thinking about work. She and Fence Managing Editor Rob Arnold discussed their “worst jobs ever,” and I’m always intrigued to hear what creative people are willing to do to support themselves and their “habit.” These are questions I’m forever [...] by

Notes from the Fence Family Brunch, Part 2 (AWP 2013, Boston) March 14, 2013: Earlier this week I posted Notes from the Fence Family Brunch, Part 1, wherein I covered topics such as: Fence managing editor Rob Arnold's possible contribution to statewide gun violence in the pacific northwest, how the first piece of literature I ever inspired told the story of a watermelon filled with human flesh, what author Jacob Wren [...] by

Notes from the Fence Family Brunch, Part 1 (AWP 2013, Boston) March 12, 2013: Each year the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) holds a conference in a different US city that, for about 4 days, will swarm with (among others) poets, novelists, essayists, graduate students, and college professors, as well as people hoping to one day be counted among those previously listed. Also in attendance are editors [...] by