Being an English or Literature major in college will prepare you for many different careers. A BA in English /Writing is especially useful in Law, Politics, Publishing, and Journalism. If you truly love writing, then the sky is the limit. Look for programs that actively place its students in internships or co-ops with publishers or newspapers. Top students in the 21s century wont just read the old classics; they are being prepared to write the new ones.

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Poets & Writers, Inc. is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers. Founded in 1970, it is the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Visit
Journal of avant-garde literary art. Publishes the best of new fiction and poetry, interviews, and art. Visit
The international multi award wining bilingual magazine with a unique international perspective. It publishes from the most established artist to newest voices.  Visit
 The Southern magazine of good writing.  Visit
"AGNI has become one of America 's, and the world's, most significant literary journals"--PEN America . Edited by renowned critic Sven Birkerts.  Visit
Each issue of The Georgia Review features 200 pages of fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews—as well as a visual art portfolio, usually in color.  Visit
Satire, horror, true tales, and comics for Generation X. Visit
The widest range of distinguished poetry, exciting new writers, controversial reviews, and essays at the center of thinking about American literature and social issues.   Visit
Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) is the industry association for consumer magazines. Established in 1919, the MPA represents more than 240 domestic publishing companies with approximately 1,400 titles, more than 80 international companies and more than 100 associate members. Visit
Every issue of Writer’s Digest magazine is devoted to helping writers develop their craft and hone their publishing acumen.  Visit