Creative Writing and Poetry News


Publishers Newswire announces its semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ List for Dec. 2023 – 8 Books You’ve Likely Never Seen Before

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its latest semiannual “books to bookmark” list of 8 new and interesting books from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published over the past year. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

New Undetectable AI app lets you bypass AI detection

SHERIDAN, Wyo., Oct. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Undetectable AI, an innovative new artificial intelligence (AI) tool, enables users to easily create human-like AI-generated content that can bypass common AI detectors like Turnitin and Originality, GPTzero, and more. This new AI detection bypassing tool is allowed to be used for any ethical purpose.

Tellwell Publishing Announces Indigenous Voices Grant in Honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

VICTORIA, B.C., Canada, Sept. 29, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tellwell Publishing is launching a new program called the Indigenous Voices Grant, earmarking $10,000 in in-kind book publishing services to amplify the voices of Indigenous Canadians. The grant aligns with Tellwell’s commitment to cultivating a vibrant culture through the telling of powerful stories.

HIX ArticleGPT Promises to Deliver Truly Fact-based, SEO-Friendly and Up-to-date Blog Articles

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SINGAPORE, Sept. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HIX ArticleGPT, the latest offering rolled out by HIX.AI, is an AI article writer that helps users craft credible, well-researched blog articles within minutes. The platform guarantees that the AI-generated content will be 100% fact-based, SEO-friendly, and up-to-date. These aren’t just hollow promises; they are actual features the tool can deliver.

Novelist Michelle Wildgen Joins Todos Santos Writers Workshop’s 2024 Winter Session

TODOS SANTOS, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Aug. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Novelist Michelle Wildgen has joined the faculty of the Todos Santos Writers Workshop for the 11th annual winter session, Feb. 4 – 10, 2024. Wildgen, a longtime editor at Tin House magazine, and author of four novels, will lead the fiction class. Wildgen joins Christopher Merrill (poetry), Karen Karbo (memoir), Jeanne McCulloch (memoir), and Rex Weiner (storytelling strategies) in the acclaimed creative writing retreat’s teaching lineup.

Black Writers Workspace Cultivates the Art of Writing During Upcoming Virtual Workshop

NEW ORLEANS, La., April 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three times self-published author and entrepreneur Michelle Jackson had no idea starting a private Facebook group would change her life. In March 2020, inspired by COVID’s unexpected stay-at-home orders, Jackson took to social media to connect with writers of color and to find resources on how to market a book without leaving the confines of her home. And so, the Black Writers Workspace (BWW) online community was born.

New Book ‘Battle Angel: The Ultimate She Warrior’ Empowers Women to Find Their Inner Strength and Overcome Life’s Challenges

PERTH, Australia, April 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Colleen Millsteed has announced the release of her book, “Battle Angel: The Ultimate She Warrior,” (IBSN: 978-0228888727; March 2023) a collection of empowering poetry written to inspire women to tap into their inner strength and overcome the challenges of life.

Unspoken Emotions: A Poetry Book by Jayda Addleton Exploring Life’s Realities

NORTHGATE, South Australia, April 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Australian author Jayda Addleton announces the release of her debut poetry book, “Unspoken Emotions” (ISBN: 978-0228883203; March 2023), which explores life from a child’s innocence to facing the harsh realities of the world. “Unspoken Emotions” is a collection of poems that offers an honest and raw portrayal of life’s challenges.

The California Crime Writers Conference is back

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After going virtual in 2021 due to the pandemic, the California Crime Writers Conference (CCWC) is back with an in-person, two-day event to be held June 10-11, 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles (Culver City). This premier conference offers panels and workshops on craft and the business of writing as well as opportunities for manuscript consultations and professional headshots at modest prices.

Come grow with us as Triple Finale’s Short Story Audiobook Authors create fast moving storylines with a triple-ending twist

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Triple Finale L.L.C. has added an exhilarating twist to short stories as a form of entertainment, by developing a virtual platform for fast-paced trilogies. We offer an audiobook/eBook marketplace platform where individuals sell their triple-ending short stories online to generate extra income.

Finding Erotica Honors Sexual Health Month in September Celebrating Diversity with ‘Skin Anthology’ Video Series Launch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seven years ago, mother, grandmother and pole athlete / movement instructor, Sharonette Briggs, found herself stuck in a dead-end job and dealing with a devastating personal loss. Her business partner, Thomas McKenna was confronted with a cancer diagnosis that forced him to reconfigure his life in very basic and intimate terms. He shared some of his stories with Briggs and a vision was formulated to create a platform using art and writing as a healing diversion. Finding Erotica (FE) was born. (MATURE)

New Writing Program Mobilizes Therapists to Help K-12 Teachers, Librarians and School Administrators

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Things They Carry Project (TTC), part of New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, was launched in April 2021 to offer writing for resilience workshops to frontline Covid healthcare workers suffering the trauma of working during the pandemic. The project has helped over 700 participants from the US, Asia, Brazil, the UK, and the Middle East.

The Obsidian WROTE Collection and Black Writers Workspace Launch Writing Competition for Black Creators

CHICAGO, Ill., June 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black writers, bloggers, journalists, poets, songwriters, and screenwriters now have a place to showcase their work, find writing jobs, win cash prizes, and collaborate with peers. The Black Writers Collaborative, a new literary competition designed to empower writers with a flair for crafting culture-infused works of art, is the latest brainchild of The Obsidian WROTE Collection, and the Black Writers Workspace.

The Eulogy Writers Reach Out to Ukrainians in Distress

DETROIT, Mich., March 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Eulogy Writers, America’s leading eulogy writing service, established in 2014, today announced that a portion of every fee collected will be donated to the Save the Children® charity, designated for the assistance of Ukrainian refugees.

Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize Open for Applications

VENICE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading literary arts centers, has announced that the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize is now actively accepting applications. The prize, created in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will accept applications until May 1, 2022.

New Online Bookstore Creates Marketplace for Self-Published Authors Struggling to Compete on Amazon

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The self-publishing book industry’s exponential growth has taken the world by storm. Opening doors once closed to unknown writers, self-publishing creates an alternative – some may say disruptive – option for writers with a small fan base to share their work and build brand awareness on a global scale. Empowered by the popular do-it-yourself movement, a new direct-to-customer bookselling platform, Direct2Author.com, launched in December.

Beyond Baroque Announces Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund

VENICE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Joins Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as Celebrity Judge

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining the fourth annual “Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival” as a celebrity judge. The famed star of “The Cosby Show” and current hit “The Resident” will also be performing his poetry at the festival and sharing thoughts about his career during an Artist Talk.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Writers and Therapists to Help Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, announces “The Things They Carry,” a series of free writing workshops for health care workers and first responders, designed to help them face the deep trauma of their experiences with the corona virus pandemic.