The Newburyport Daily News covers local arts groups’ opposition to the Orphan Works Act of 2008.
Dzanc Books just published the Best of the Web 2008 anthology, which is groovy – not just for embracing online journals but for having the good sense to include two MCC-awarded artists. The anthology is guest edited by Steve Almond (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow ’08) and includes poetry by Frannie Lindsay (Poetry Fellow ’06).
Illustrating just how tough it is to make a buck as a writer, William Peters (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow ’08) reveals in a Springfield Republican profile that his first published story garnered him just three of them (bucks, that is).
In an interview for Amazon.com, Jeff Vandermeer ask Francie Lin (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow ’06) about writing and her recently-published novel The Foreigner.
Amazon.com: What, thus far, has been the most satisfying part of being a writer?
Francie Lin: I’m not sure it can even be defined. I suppose the sense of being able to make something just the way you want it, to leap around in space and time, to bring ideas and characters into a kind of resolution and clarity–all of that is very addictive.
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