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Editor‘s Pick
Editor‘s Pick

A favorite author. She has a subtle power that's uncanny.

Editor‘s Pick

One of the five best prose works of the last fifty years. Read it and change your writing life.

Editor‘s Pick

The model for austerity and understatment in modern writing.

YA writer who formats her text like a poet. Driven, compelling narratives.

“A Girl is a Half-formed Thing” Elmear McBride


CUNY Writers’ Institute Writers

By Andre Aciman, WI director; moving story, crystalline writing. See Electric Lit's recent piece on how this is seen by the gay community.

You can go home again, but everything (in Egypt) has changed. Elegaic.

A deeply felt memoir. Beautiful writing.

Our 2nd WI instructor is a poet, translator, & writer. Also publisher and EIC at FSG. The first poem in this collection is extraordinary. 1st-rate.

Also by Jonathan Galassi


Also by Galassi. Former poetry editor at The Paris Review, too.

Galassi's novel. An exquisite work of fiction. Get lost in the beauty of his writing. A gifted storyteller.