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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Helpful Resources For Writers: Grants, MFA Programs, Events, Media

There are many resourceful websites for writers, but few are as comprehensive, accurate, and useful as Poets & Writers (

Here are seven resources you can find there:

Directory of Thousands of Poets and Writers

Master of Fine Arts Programs

List of Writing Contests & Grants

Publishing News

Literary Events Calendar

Local Readings/Author Events

Literary Magazine Database


“What isn’t said is as important as what is said.”

--Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad

“The first draft of anything is shit.”

--Nobel Laureate Ernest Hemingway

“If you don’t make mistakes, you’re notworking on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.”

--Frank Wilczek, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

“In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.”

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.”

--Salvador Dali

“In art one is either a plagiarist or a revolutionary.”

--Paul Gaguin

“It’s not where you take things from, it’s where you take them to.”

--Jean-Luc Godard


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