As I near the end of my first online poetry class, I'm even more intrigued by the experiences of those who write and publish both poetry and prose.
Numerically, and in terms of sales figures, perhaps it's true that "novels about 9/11 can't stack up to non-fiction". But that doesn't mean fiction writers should necessarily stay away from the subject.
And still more on dealing with disturbing student writing.
This practicing writer will be celebrating the Jewish New Year tomorrow, and won't be posting here. L'shanah tovah!