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||Publishing new short stories
by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered authors -- both
emerging and established -- not as a genre or ghetto, but as
a literature that can stand by any other in its quality and innovation.
||Carl Hose's site features writing,
artwork, and many useful resources for writers. It also boasts
an excellent e-zine
||Poetry, essays, reviews and photography;
published by Carol Van Houten.
mule school of southern literature
||Southern Sweat-dripping, Bible-thumping,
pick-up driving, beer drinking rednecks. Chauvinistic, Mama-loving,
hounddog-owning porch sitters. Drinking sweet tea, eating Moon
Pies, grits, and collards, frying in lard... Mule skinners and
mud runners. Uncouth, semi-literate, tobacco chewing adolescents.
PhDs, Scholars, Scientists, Artists, Inventors, and Entrepreneurs.
Brilliant, kind, thoughtful folks who will help you in your time
of need. Geniuses with outhouses and modems.
||Literary 'zine based in Austin,
TX, launched in January, 1998 by two lazy college students who
had nothing better to do. Featuring fiction, poetry, essays...
and we at ducts think they have a fabulous name.
||A well designed webzine published
by students at Great Britain's Southampton Institute.
||Dedicated to showcasing the best
unsigned writing, music, photography and film talent. Created
to provide creative people with a platform and the tools required
to develop their own material, allowing them to reach an audience
||"A sharp online magazine" directed
at open-minded individuals who don't panic at the sight of a
book that isn't on Oprah's book list or a film not on the top-grossing
list from last weekend.
||Devoted to the support and creation
of independent entertainment. V. Emerson's extensive and interesting
site features literature, comics, art and more.
||The Guide for the Literary Traveler.
Designed to explore the world of your literary imagination.
prince of compton
||A literary pharmaceutical meticulously
concocted to meet your sublime needs. Containing a cornucopia
of writing by the Mad Prince, including original short stories
||"From 'cutting edge short fiction' to political satire and music
reviews, 3am is a dream publication for the young, literary and
- The Times, London
|| A community based non-profit
arts and education organization promoting the arts in our society
through educational programs, multi-media publications and open
community events and activities.
|| Winning Writers finds and
resources for poets and writers. Our expert online poetry
contest guide, Poetry
Contest Insider, ranks and profiles over 500 poetry contests.
We sponsor two contests of our own, the Wergle
Flomp Free Poetry Contest (humor poems) and the War
Poetry Contest. Sign up for our free
email newsletter and receive monthly news about quality
free poetry contests and great literary resources.
||The best from new south writers.
| travel journals
||Computer engineer Peter Birch has left
Silicon Valley for an around the world journey to Mexico, Central and South
America, Africa, South East Asia, and China.
workman's personal humorous adventure travels
||A colorful, detailed, and (yes) funny website
brought to you by the well traveled David Workman.
| dick & witta's
||They've retired, and they're traveling
the world... travelogues, information, thoughts and musings.
||Jean-Paul Jacquet & Alyce Santoro are
travelling around the USA in a 1963 VW Bus as an art project.
||Henry & Kathleen are exploring Europe
for over a year and a half. Kathleen is taking photographs and Henry is
taking in the experience for his writing.
||Expansive site featuring travel stories
and information by writers around the world - soon to include our own Naked
||Trips from all over the globe, with
gleefully slanted insights! Copious photos and travelogues, plus information
about local food, history and languages.
|| Information on all the wacky goings-on
of Robotski, our very own improv troupe. Come see editors Jonathan
Kravetz and Daniel McCoy make asses of themselves. (Vegetable throwing
||Check out Mark Goldblatt's controversial
|Publications, reviews, biography, journals
and unpublished writings by the esteemed ducts writer, Richard
||One of New York City's premiere venues
for improv comedy. Directed by ducts writer, David Storck.
||Home of the very talented film composer
and ducts contributor, Joel Goodman.
of 1000 jennifers
||A fabulous show of wit by twelve female
performers and/or authors, what they have in common beyond their name is
that they're all talented, all the time. Featuring ducts writer, Jennifer
||Artwork and information about ducts artist
and writer, Peter Selgin.
||Finger lickin' funny sketch comedy. Friends
of ducts writer, Jennifer DeMeritt.
||Poems, short stories and essays -- and
an impressive list of credits and readings -- from ducts poetry
editor, Bob Slaymaker.
upright citizens brigade
||The creators of the tv show on Comedy Central
also run a theater and school which has become the hottest spot for long-form
improv and sketch comedy in New York City. Along with the UCB themselves,
many ducts contributors perform live, six nights a week.
||The homepage of award winning ducts writer, Francine
version of reality
||A brighter brand of computer generated
sci-fi and abstract artwork. Featuring ducts artist, Zachary
|Check out Mark Goldblatt's controversial
new poets of america #12
||Poetry by ducts contributor Dorianne
Laux. No. 12 in the New Poets of America series.
wings & blind angels: poems
||A book of 48 electrifying poems by the
author of "Push" and "American Dreams," acclaimed ducts contributor, Sapphire.
||New & Selected Poems, 1968-1998,
by ducts contributor Linda Pastan. "Linda Pastan's poems
are the kind likely to make fans out of her readers....[S]he is a poet
of a hundred small delights, celebrations, responses, satisfactions, pleasures." -- Hudson
of coughing & dead radiators: poems
||The fourth book of poetry from ducts contributor Martin
Espada. "...book to be opened by those who know the consequences
of poets speaking out, but also a book for a larger audience convinced
that poetry is a source for survival." -- Ray Gonzalez, The Nation.
the story of a garden in the south of france
|When ducts contributor Richard
Goodman takes off for the South of France for one sun-baked fantasy
year living in a wine-making village, he begins what is ultimately a
love affair with a garden. "One of the most charming, perceptive
and subtle books ever written about the French by an American." -- San
the sky fell
||Poetry by ducts contributor Denise
||Poetry by ducts contributor Jim
poems by robert creeley
||200 poems from five decades, by distinguished ducts contributor Robert
Creeley. Los Angeles Times Book Review, Reviewed by Muske, Carol: "It
is hard to imagine any reader, confronted with this body of nearly a
life's work, not succumbing to the enchantment of these crooked litanies."
York Writers Workshop
|| The New York Writer's Workshop is an alliance
of experienced, professional writers of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, plays
and screenplays. We offer classes on beginning, intermediate and advanced
levels in various disciplines, including short fiction, the novel, poetry,
non-fiction, memoir, screenplay and playwriting. As working writers teaching
writing, we offer a unique opportunity for students ton hone their craft,
sharpen their communication skills, and learn how to get work published
||Andy Oldfield lists a number of excellent
zines with informative descriptions. The main
site has many resources for writers.
||Mainly British at the moment, but becoming
more global by the minute. Dozens of links to markets, contests, publishers,
reference sites and circles.
|| PulpLit.com is an online book store featuring
self-published and small press books and zines, as well as good stuff to