Fact and Fiction

April 15, 2015

My sister recently told me, when she browses for books, she will almost always select a nonfiction title over a fiction one. I’m a fiction writer, so she was compelled to justify her choice:“Fiction isn’t real.” [...]

In The Margins E6: Road Trip: Tate Street goes to AWP 2015

April 7, 2015

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs is a premier annual event with over 12,000 attendees. Join our regular host, Abigail Browning, and our Reviews Editor, Greg Brown, to hear what Tate Street has in store for this year's show as well as some hints and tips for new attendees. And, if you're there, come see us at booth #1512! [...]

Retreat & Kick-Start Your Writing Routine

February 21, 2015

The electric thrum of a city, a natural landscape, the ineffable quality of a song, memory, sunlight, a deep ache, a blissful encounter—what draws you to pick up your pen, reach for the keyboard, or whatever device, and start writing? And then how do you keep writing when that initial inspiration [...]


February 10, 2015

This week, we asked you, our readers, to write a series of haiku that follows your commute to work or school during the day. We had a huge response to this prompt! #haikucommute [...]