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Article Date Author Name

A Conversation on Craft with Ursula K. Le Guin

March/April 2017

David Naimon

Middle Passage at 25: Charles Johnson Reflects on His National Book Award–Winning Novel and More

February 2017

Robin Lindley

Towards a New Creative Writing Pedagogy

October/November 2016

Fred D'Aguiar

Ferguson, Whiteness as Default, & the Teaching of Creative Writing

October/November 2016

David Mura

In Our Way: Racism in Creative Writing

October/November 2016

Claudia Rankine

An Interview with William Least Heat-Moon

December 2015

William Naparsteck

The Quarrel with Ourselves: Robert Penn Warren’s “World of Action and Liability”

March/April 2015

Natasha Trethewey

The Master Craftsman: Function Follows Form in Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady

March/April 2015

Douglas Bauer

Ars Poetica and the Talking Cure: Poetry, Therapy, & the Quest to Create

October/November 2014

Lisa C. Krueger

Endlessly Branching: An Interview with Arthur Sze

September 2013

Andy Fogle

Shine in that Vivid Isolation: A Case Study of the Ghazal in the Contemporary American Lyric

May/Summer 2013

Tyler Mills

Balancing Craft & Commitment: Writing Political Fiction

March/April 2013

Rosellen Brown, Tracy Daugherty, & Ellen Meeropol

The Postmodern Memoir

March/April 2012

Hugh Ryan

The Absence of Their Presence: Mythic Character in Fiction

December 2011

Steven Schwartz

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation of Identity in Fiction: A Writer's Choices in Cross-Cultural Writing

March/April 2011

Stephen J. Quigley

A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni

March/April 2011

Chapman Hood Frazier

Novel Anxiety: Notes from the Genre War Trenches

March/April 2011

Martha Cooley

Between Starshine & Clay:An Interview with Lucille Clifton

February 2011

Remica L. Bingham

Turning the Screws of Story Construction with Henry James

May/Summer 2010

Aimee Liu

Odds on Ends

February 2010

Molly Giles

Poetry & Ethics: Writing About Others

December 2009

Natasha Sajé

An Interview with Sheryl St. Germain

October/November 2009

Allison Schuette

How We Are Changed by the Rhythms of Poetry

September 2009

Karin de Weille

Sin's Entertainment: On Dante's Inferno

March/April 2009

Martha Cooley

Silence & Storytelling

February 2009

Alice Mattison

Elegy for Desire: Luis Omar Salinas 1937-2008

October/November 2008

Christopher Buckley

Machines Made Out of Words: Translating Function & the Translator's Function

October/November 2008

Tony Barnstone

The Interval in Writing: What Happens Between Pussycats & Thugs Does Not Stay Between Pussycats & Thugs

September 2008

Brian Baldi

The Meandering River: An Overview of the Subgenres of Creative Nonfiction

September 2008

Sue William Silverman

On Difficulty in Poetry

May/Summer 2008

Reginald Shepherd

My Touchstones

March/April 2008

Alan Cheuse

Aural Invention as Floral Splendor: Louis Zukofsky's Vision of Natural Beauty in 80 Flowers

February 2008

Leon Lewis

Beautiful Clarity: Jane Kenyon, Anna Akhmatova, and the Luminous Particular

September 2007

David Harbilas

Ouija, Canoe, Haiku: A Collaborative Inquiry into Collaborative Poetry

December 2006

Isaac Cates & Chad Davidson

An Interview with Rita Dove

October/November 2005

Elizabeth Alexander

Return to Sender: Memory, Betrayal, and Memoir

October/November 2005

Mark Doty

An Interview with Chang-rae Lee

May/Summer 2005

Sarah Anne Johnson

An Interview with Edward P. Jones

December 2004

Sherry Ellis

Peering at Privacy in Creative Nonfiction

September 2004

Kaylene Johnson

An Interview with Nora Okja Keller

March/April 2004

Sarah Anne Johnson

"Imp of Verbal Darkness": Poetry Hoaxes & the Postmodern Politic

December 2003

Rebecca Warner

An Interview with Ai

December 2003

Tomas Q. Morin

Writing and Moaning

December 2003

Alan Cheuse

An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin

October/November 2003

Ramola D

The Treasure Trove of Metaphor: More on Poetry Anthologies

October/November 2003

Rachel Hadas

An Interview with Nick Hornby

February 2003

Tom DeMarchi

A Conversation with Dorothy Allison

October/November 2002

Renée Olander

Remembering Eudora Welty

October/November 2002

Richard Bausch

Poetry and Survival

September 2002

Gregory Orr

An Interview with Jayne Anne Phillips

May/Summer 2002

Sarah Anne Johnson

An Interview with Li-Young Lee

May/Summer 2002

Marie Jordan

The Muse in the News

February 2002

Andrew Ciofalo

"Tis Backed Like a Weasel": The Slipperiness of Metaphor

March/April 2001

Tony Hoagland

Bend Sinister: A Handbook for Writers

October/November 2000

Alice McDermott

From Long Shots to X-Rays: Distance & Point of View in Fiction Writing

September 2000

David Jauss

The Self as a Literary Construct

December 1999

Jocelyn Bartkevicius

An Interview with Mark Doty

March/April 1998

Dale Boyer

Rules & Reality in Fiction

May/Summer 1997

Ron Tanner

Reviewing Literary Citizenship

September 1995

Valerie Miner

On the Founding of WC&F: Community for Writers

May/Summer 1995

Kelleen Zubick

Hypertext: Of Mouse & Man

October/November 1994

Sven Birkerts

An Interview with Mary Oliver

September 1994

Renee Olander

An Interview with Rosellen Brown

February 1994

Alexander Neubauer

Emily Dickinson, Madonna, Boomers, Busters, the Old Criterion, & the Next Millennium—

September 1993

Martin Schecter

The Great Ventriloquist Act: Gender and Voice in the Fiction Workshop

September 1993

Julie Brown

Poetry as Democracy: A Letter to AWP

February 1990

Garrett Hongo

Boundaries & Frames: Non-Transference in Teaching

September 1989

Robert Langs, M.D.

Rocks in Our Beds: A Dark Valentine to New England

September/October 1987

John Clellon Holmes

The Writer as Midwife

May 1987

Daniel Halpern

Whole Sight: Notes on New Black Fiction

February 1985

Charles Johnson

Tendril: A Brief History

February 1984

Mari Lonano

Solitude or Community: Writing As It is Taught

September 1980

Donald Justice

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Identity

Summer 2020

Eileen Cronin

Dreaming the Real: An Interview with Marianne Boruch

February 2020

Helena Feder

A Quantitative Approach to Crafting Tension

February 2020

Dustin M. Hoffman

An Interview with Matthew Lippman

February 2020

Tina Cane

Writing Pain with Metaphor

February 2020

Sonya Huber

A Suggested Teaching Guide for “Foundational Narrative Design” by Andy Graff

February 2020

Karen Salyer McElmurray

Give Up Your Ghosts: Character Obsessioins as Conduits to the Uncanny

February 2020

Theodora Ziolkowski

Hecht’s Vital Artifice in “The Book of Yolek”

February 2020

Alexander Long

Who’s Colluding? The Case For Collaborative Writing

February 2020

Sally Ashton

I Have Been on a Fried Chicken Journey: The 2019 AWP Annual Conference & Bookfair Keynote Address

November 2019

Colson Whitehead

Within Two Cultures, With Two Languages: An Interview with Margarita Engle

November 2019

Padma Venkatraman

Tell Don’t Show: On Pseudo-statement

November 2019

Christopher Kempf

Une Femme Du Monde and a Life in Letters: An Interview with Patricia Spears Jones

November 2019

Lauren K. Alleyne

Foundational Narrative Design

November 2019

Andy Graff

The Diagram Still Sketched on the Wind: Self-Portrait Poems and the Poem as Self-Portrait

November 2019

Dante Di Stefano

Against Exclusion

November 2019

Caleb Ajinomoh

Suggested Teaching Guide for “A Woman Alone in a Room Realizing Something” by Alice Mattison

November 2019

Jeannine Ouellette

Suggested Teaching Guide for “Has the Happy Ending Fallen Out of Style” by Lee Lee Goodson

September 2019

Kali White VanBaale

Drunk on Words: Matwaala Festival of South Asian Poets of the Diaspora, 2019

September 2019

Zilka Joseph

Graceful Exits: The Endings of Five Grief Memoirs

September 2019

Carrie Shipers

On the Tip of the Tongue: Cognitive Poetics & Expressive Sound Patterns

September 2019

E.P. Fisher

A Conversation with Sinéad Morrissey

September 2019

Chapman Hood Frazier

A Woman Alone in a Room Realizing Something

September 2019

Alice Mattison

Kwame Dawes & Chris Abani: A Conversation About Mentorship

September 2019

Heather Sappenfield

An Eye for the Long Run: A Tribute to Donald Hall 1928–2018

September 2019

Martin Lammon

An Interview with David Baker

May/Summer 2019

Jason Gray

“What Do We Mean When We Say a War is Over?”: An Interview with Paisley Rekdal

May/Summer 2019

David Winter

Meet Ryszard Krynicki

May/Summer 2019

Sara Backer