Writers on Writing #122: Verity Sayles

by JHow October 11, 2017

Grief in Fragments Much of my nonfiction work is about grief. I used to try and disentangle myself from it by writing about dating or science. But how can I [...]

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My most jazzy poetic spaces: PN interviews Danez Smith

by JHow September 12, 2017

Associate poetry editor deziree a. brown chats with Danez Smith about music, weirdness, and self-care. PN: The cover of Don’t Call Us Dead is beautiful, as is your other book [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Dream Judges

by Ethan Brightbill September 8, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our editors who their dream judges would be for the upcoming Passages North fiction and flash contests. Jacqueline Boucher Managing Editor Emeritus [...]

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Ray Ventre Nonfiction Prize Winners!

by JHow July 10, 2017

Passages North is thrilled to announce the winner of this year’s Ray Ventre Nonfiction Prize*! We had a fantastic selection of entries this year, with over 130 pieces that ranged [...]

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Writers on Writing #121: Jessica Cuello and Jenna Le

by JHow June 19, 2017

When Writers Interview Each Other Note from the editors: Some readers may know Jessica Cuello’s poetry from her recent collection Hunt, which won The 2016 Washington Prize, and Jenna Le’s [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Summer Is Now

by Ethan Brightbill May 25, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our editors how they’re kicking off summer. Jackson Keller Associate Editor, Fiction Livonia, Michigan Swearing that today is finally the day I’m [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Online Ritual Redux

by Ethan Brightbill April 21, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill brought back an old Crew Quarters question for our editors: What is the first website you check after waking up, or alternatively, what’s [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Writer Party Is Best Party

by Ethan Brightbill April 14, 2017

This week, we posed a hypothetical situation to our editors: You’re at a party with the characters of every book ever written. Who are your top three priorities to hang [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Thinking of Summer

by Ethan Brightbill April 7, 2017

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our editors what they’re most looking forward to in the coming summer. Jennifer A. Howard Editor-in-Chief Escanaba, Michigan There’s a day every [...]

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Don’t give up: an interview with PN poetry contest judge Ocean Vuong

by JHow April 3, 2017

We are happy to announce this year’s 2017 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize will be judged by the author of the best-selling Night Sky with Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong. Winner of the [...]

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