D.I.S.C.O. Links Posted on August 25, 2010 by TayariJonesAugust 25, 2010 sackboy disco Originally uploaded by )(( Why should the kids on the coasts have all the fun? DISCO is a youth writing center modeled on 826 Valencia, offering free writing classes to local youth. It’s located in BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA. Fabulous. Been making edits over your lover’s shoulder? You could get an author credit. The ten top paid authors. The good news is that there is gender balance. The bad news is that authors of color are S.O.L. Editor, Chris Jackson, is making a deliberate effort to read books by women. The Brooklyn Book Festival looks pretty h-o-t. Poets and Writers ranks MFA programs and AWP says rating are silly. Did you know that a lot of man-on-man romance is written by women for women readers? How to turn your poetry manuscript into a book Less is more when it comes to these Stephen King book jackets. Opportunity Alert: New Voices Award for writers of color who write for kids. Is all the news coverage of the tragedy at VQR unfairly painting Ted Genoways as workplace bully? Tom Bissell defends his editor and friend. Meanwhile, staff is quitting left and right.