Weekly Round-Up No. 1

Welcome to the first installment of the Words After War Weekly Round-Up. Every Friday we will be sharing 7 links relevant to veteran affairs and/or the writing life. Here we go.

1. Elmore Leonard, who died this week at the age of 87, wrote nearly 50 novels. Here are their opening sentences, via Deadspin.

2. Blake Butler looks back on his MFA days for Vice.

4. Rutgers has made veteran students a priority through their Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services. Read more here.

5. A fascinating, annotated interview with Sebastian Junger in Nieman Storyboard.

6. An interview with Fire and Forget contributor Brian Turner.

7. An ideal writing retreat, lost to the wild. Looking for some new roommates?

If you are interested in enrolling in our fall fiction workshop, led by Matt Gallagher and hosted by Mellow Pages Library, please register here. Spots are filling quickly.

Have a great weekend.





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