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Amy Wright is the Nonfiction Editor of Zone 3 Press and Zone 3 journal, as well as the author of three chapbooks, Farm and There Are No New Ways To Kill A Man. She won the 2012 Pavement Saw Chapbook Contest for The Garden Will Give You A Fat Lip, which is forthcoming.
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Amy remembers Jake Adam York, the Civil Rights poet characterized as a “responsible poet of Whiteness.”
Amy thinks about archetypes and the woman writer tapping into the creative spirit: "She is not how I would have pictured her—wi...
Amy interviews poet and Architrave Press publisher Jennifer Tappenden.
Amy considers the scrutiny required for the writer in her editorial role: "My recommendation is that she work out a routine for ma...
Amy thinks about masquerade for the writer: "...conjuring a persona is not the only way to access new material or to change oneʼs...
Amy encourages the writer to give up habitual beliefs that do not serve: "My mind was whirring with frustration that I hadn't had ...
Amy connects the body of the writer and her prose: "We access emotions as readers through the bodies we have in common. As writers...
Amy questions the nature of dedication to the muse, and how we as writers can reconcile the tug-o-war between the demands of ordin...
Amy discusses the idea of freedom and the ways in which it pertains to the writer: "Is writing to liberate me from responsibilitie...
Amy Wright is at the Sewanee Writers' Conference and writes from that beautiful campus about the warnings she has received to pace...
Amy writes about the times between creativity and proffers that the writer embrace these seemingly idle times: "Block or discomfor...
Amy thinks about artistic growth and the work we should, or must leave behind, and that which we must take forward: "I have prefer...
Amy lends another dose of clarity to her reasons for attending writers' workshops: "In my previous post, I explained why I have co...
Amy talks about the value of attending writing workshops as one of the investments we can make in our craft: "Such experiences as ...