Amy Hempel, 'Sing To It,' and The Death Of Minimalism

Column by Peter Derk March 26, 2019
Is Amy Hempel's "Sing To It" the dying breath of great minimalist writing?

Why You Need A Writing Uniform

Column by Peter Derk September 30, 2015
Do the clothes make the writer? And do the same clothes every day make a BETTER writer?

Finding the Big in the Very Small with Tanka Poetry

Column by Leah Dearborn December 18, 2014
Tanka poets have a unique way of perfectly freezing a moment in time, of turning a short impression into a story of five lines.