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8 Tips To Winning A Poetry Chapbook Contest And Getting Published | Writer’s Relief

Even though most major publishing houses tend to shy away from publishing collections of poems (except for those written by famous authors), Writer’s Relief knows a way that poets can get their collections published: Enter a chapbook contest. What Exactly Are Poetry Chapbook Contests? A “chapbook” is, essentially, a small book. Independent presses often host contests to… Continue Reading

There’s A New Captain At The Masthead of The Sewanee Review | Writer’s Relief

 The Sewanee Review, a 125-year-old literary journal, recently hired writer Adam Ross as its new editor. And as Writer’s Relief learned in this New York Times article, the task of reviving this once revered literary cornerstone would be no small job: “The journal, which once published works by literary giants like Eudora Welty, William Faulkner,… Continue Reading

8 Writers Who Crossed Over From Other Careers | Writer’s Relief

When you’re reading the latest best seller from your favorite author, you might think he or she was born with a pen in hand, destined for literary greatness from day one. But the truth is, most successful authors had day jobs just like the rest of us! And often, those careers served as inspiration for… Continue Reading





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