October 2011

Mark Participant Interview: Spotlight on Mehnaz Turner

Mark Program: Can you give us a short synopsis of the project you are working on?

Writing Prompt Thursday: Stanzas, Mettle, and Vowel Sounds

The following poetry prompt comes from the Poets & Writers series, "The Time is Now." This prompt is a very specific challenge to write a poem that adheres to a set of formal rules.

"Meeting Deadlines" by Mehnaz Turner

Something I’ve been struggling with lately is meeting deadlines: deadlines for revision of my work, blog posts, & sending out material. Balancing life and work and writing isn’t easy, and these days, I’ve somehow lost my ability to practice the art of juggling it all.

Monday Feature: "Circle" by Victoria Chang

Today's featured book comes from Mark Instructor Anna Journey's syllabus.

Weekend Literary Wrap-up

George Saunders on The Book Bench (The New Yorker, October 24, 2011)

Up the Ante: Apply for a Residency at the Vermont Studio Center

Founded by artists in 1984, the Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists' and writers' Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.


Event Date and Time: 
December 4, 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm