What Do Editors Want? / Poetry Workshop

July 21, 2006

What Do Book Editors Want?
It’s the eternal question of writers, and Dedi Felman attempts to answer that vague question in an essay for the Chronicles of Higher Education. “We [editors] wander, slightly dazed, through campus visits or a steady stream of summer submissions, hoping that good ideas and even better writers will find us—and that we will find them. Then, once we’ve located the creative kernel or thinker who sets us popping, an even-longer negotiation usually ensues over how exactly to get from idea to book.”

Poet Vicki Feaver Runs Online Workshop
Vicki Feaver, whose latest collection of poetry is entitled The Book of Blood, has a great exercise that she borrowed from Ted Hughes’ Poetry in the Making.

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