September 23, 2013

Zen and The Art of Cover Letter Writing

By Brian Michael Murphy

The best insight I received about job applications came from a mentor who had led many search committees, who had seen the best candidates “on paper” simply bomb interviews, while […]

March 8, 2012

A Few Notes on Craft — and Games

By Jake Adam York

I remember clearly though it’s more than fifteen years past a graduate-school colleague standing up in the apartment of a friend, several hours of workshop conversation behind us, and declaring […]

March 6, 2012

A Craft Note on The Craft Note

By Jake Adam York

I spent this past weekend at the annual AWP Conference in Chicago, alternately overstimulated by the crowd in the bookfair and by the conversations in and around the panels. I […]