1455’s Summer Lit Fest, in Washington City Paper

1455’s Summer Lit Fest, in Washington City Paper

Special gratitude to Kayla Randall, Arts Editor for Washington City Paper, for this feature on 1455. We discuss the back story, future plans, and, of course, the upcoming Lit Fest (register today; the entire event is FREE!). On its website, local nonprofit 1455 lays...
Announcing 1455’s Second Annual Teen Poetry Contest

Announcing 1455’s Second Annual Teen Poetry Contest

A prize of $500 will be given to the winner of 1455’s Second Teen Poetry Contest. 1455’s second Summer Literary Festival (July 16-18) will include a special Teen Poetry Reading, featuring Maia Siegel, who is co-judging the contest (along with writers on the 1455...
The Origin and Anatomy of a Story

The Origin and Anatomy of a Story

Write what you know: at once the best and worst counsel offered to the aspiring fiction writer. It is insufficient, if not too smug and certain, too limiting, and possibly counterproductive. But still…it’s necessary. Of course, on occasion, even the author isn’t...

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