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A Day Out With Dorothea Lasky
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

It’s always a good idea to stop in to your local bookstore, but it’s even better when you’re meeting famed poet Dorothea Lasky there. In advance of her hosting gig at the 2018 Firecracker Awards, we met up with Ms….

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CLMP Celebrates Lord Nose Award Recipient Cinco Puntos Press
Thursday, May 24th, 2018

In conjunction with this year’s Firecracker Awards, celebrating the best in Independent and Self-Published literature, CLMP will award the second Lord Nose Award to Cinco Puntos Press. “The Lord Nose award was established by David Wilk and friends, to honor…

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From LWC to Publication: Laura Esther Wolfson on Her Journey
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

A 2007 graduate of the New School MFA program, I believe I hold the record for attending the CLMP Literary Writers Conference more times than anyone. I’ve missed only one or two iterations since graduating all those years ago. Each…

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Press Fest 2018 Roundup!
Thursday, April 26th, 2018

It was a chilly day in New York City, but we had such a great time at this year’s Press Fest! Over 40 publishers came out to showcase their books and magazines, and celebrate independent literature along with us. We…

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Member Spotlight: Radix Media Forges New Territory
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Radix Media, a Brooklyn based printing shop dedicated to doing things the old-fashioned way, has recently ventured into small publishing with the launch of their book AFTERMATH: Explorations of Loss & Grief (2018). CLMP recently sat down with co-owner Lantz…

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10 Poets on National Poetry Month
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

For an emerging poet like myself, National Poetry Month validates every line that my mind conjures and punches into my phone on the L train. It is an entire thirty days devoted to a craft that my immigrant parents will…

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Member Spotlight: 50 Years of the South Carolina Review
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

  The South Carolina Review is celebrating their 50th birthday! Published by Clemson University Press, The South Carolina Review has an illustrious history (including pieces from Joyce Carol Oates and Kurt Vonnegut) and continues to feature top quality fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews. We…


AWP 2018 Round-Up
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

We had so much fun at AWP in sunny Tampa this year — enjoy this virtual postcard!   “I was recently asked what my favorite part about this year’s AWP in Tampa was. I answered the same way I always…

Five LWC Takeaways for Authors in the Querying Trenches
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

A first-time conference attendee’s perspective As an as-yet unpublished novelist currently submitting my manuscript to agents, my life sometimes seems to revolve around that little chime on my phone that heralds an incoming e-mail. Whatever support I might receive from…

A view from the ABA’s Winter Institute in Memphis
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

CLMP Board Member Matty Goldberg reflects on a vibrant industry event. In early February, I spent four days at the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute in Memphis, TN. If you’re not familiar with Winter Institute, it could best be described…

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