I sense we'll have some agreement on this: "Freelancers Need Universal Health Care Too." (via Ed Champion)
Among the online offerings in the new Poets & Writers magazine: Kelly Ferguson, MFA candidate in creative nonfiction, offers "Confessions of a Teaching Assistant"; my pal Andrew Furman writes about authors ending the lives of their series characters; Kevin Nance reports on a new "contest alternative"; and Kevin Larimer interviews the director of the new MFA program at CUNY's Queens College. (This is a particularly good issue--if you don't regularly read it, try to get yourself a copy.)
And the ever-instructive Oronte Churm writes in praise of carrots.