Arts in the News:

How your creative process can benefit from an accountability partner.

On the enduring appeal of klezmer music.

Whither thou goest, female travel writers?

‘It turns out the ongoing joke about the idiocy of Comic Sans is ableist.’ Reconsidering a valuable font.

Miranda July looks back at Big Miss Moviola, her underground movie-sharing network for women filmmakers.

‘It’s going to change my life completely.’ An unemployed Aboriginal poet receives of one of the world’s largest literary prizes.

Understanding the NEA and the NEH and your role in helping to sustain them.


tumblr_inline_nx3ft3aCIt1rx2to2_500Tales from Muslim Worlds
seeks diverse perspectives of people of Muslim backgrounds all over the world for an upcoming anthology of nonfiction writing.

Visual artists, filmmakers, writers, collaborative groups and curators who are not currently enrolled in an academic program and live outside of Maine are eligible to apply to the SPACE Gallery artist residency.

The Writer’s Hotel NYC invites applications to its upcoming hybrid writer’s conference.

District Lit seeks poetry and creative nonfiction for a themed issue about living with disability, illness, or medical treatments.

For their annual poetry prize, Cave Canem invites submissions of unpublished, original collections of poems written in English by black writers of African descent. Winner receives $1,000 and publication by University of Pittsburgh Press.



02-TypeHighAn interactive report on street music around the globe.

The Smithsonian needs your help transcribing jokes.

Herald the arrival of our interstellar brethren with these celestial rings.

A roundup of author TED talks to inspire your weekend writing.

Typography grows a third dimension.

Breakup texts writ flannel.

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