Education: Writer's School

A map through the maze of the literary market, with all financial short cuts plainly marked, will be drawn for 50 students at the Bread Loaf Conference, branch of Middlebury College (Vt.) summer session, which opened this week. "The interests of creative writing" are chiefly nurtured, say the bulletins. Actually the conference is unique in that it tells what the editors (who sign the checks) want. Long-maned poets, arriving to discover how to make poetry pay, will be told that poetry never pays.* People who "think they would like to write" will...

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