by access+ENGAGE   April 13, 2008

This issue of's twice monthly e-mag highlights the featured literary articles on in honor of poetry month

All April, in honor of poetry month, featured articles on salute Minnesota's literary luminaries, from plucky DIY lit magazine publishers to the North Star State's acclaimed novelists, short story writers, poets, and memoirists.

* MnArts magazine highlights include a survey of homegrown lit mags, a Trisha Brown primer to get you ready for the Walker's "Year of Trisha" performance bonanza, and a nuanced analysis of Paul Shambroom's provocative photography which investigates the outposts of modern power

* Check out a handpicked variety of new artist opportunities from our daily updated list on

* Mark your calendars: the beloved Mpls/St. Paul Film Fest, the Saint Paul Art Crawl, and much more is coming up this month

PLUS: If you're interested in breaking into arts journalism yourself, check out the upcoming community ed class, offered by and the Twin Cities Daily Planet, which will arm you with the insider info you need to get your arts writing published.