The author of the essay collection A History of My Brief Body and the poetry collection This Wound Is a World on five journals that have published his poems and essays.
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The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books including Seeing the Body by Rachel Eliza Griffiths and Parakeet by Marie-Helene Bertino.
Writers have been cooking up a bright array of foods, from strawberry chiffon cake to Sichuan chili fish, while heeding orders to stay at home during the pandemic.
The Book Traces project at the University of Virginia documents annotations, marks, and objects found in library books, creating a record of readers’ engagement with the book as a physical object.
Poet Keetje Kuipers, the new editor in chief of Poetry Northwest, shares her plans for bringing a sense of play and risk to the Pacific Northwest’s oldest literary magazine.
The press publishes immersive, imaginative chapbooks of poetry, prose, and art, which are printed and folded in the style of a map.
A campaign started by James Patterson has raised more than $1.2 million to help indie bookstores struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic.
With the spread of COVID-19, organizers of literary events across the United States have devised creative ways to move programming online and build community among writers.
Jafreen Uddin, the new executive director of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, discusses her vision for the organization, which has been the de facto home for Asian American writers for nearly thirty years.
The author on the journals that published stories from her collection How to Pronounce Knife.
The Anderson Center in Minnesota offers the nation’s only residency designed to give Deaf artists time to work alongside one another.
Siglio Press has released a book on poet Bernadette Mayer’s project Memory, in which she wrote and took photos every day during July 1971, creating a lyrical testament to a moment in a life, intimately conjured yet still inevitably out of reach.
Restless Books creates space for immigrant stories through its annual prize, which awards $10,000 and publication to a first-generation immigrant writer.
The New York City press annually publishes six to eight books of fiction and nonfiction “by feminists, for everyone.”
Inspired by a 1971 novel by Richard Brautigan, the Brautigan Library collects unpublished books, creating a fantastic archive of stories unaffected by publishing trends—and a window into the minds and dreams of its contributing writers.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Synthesizing Gravity: Selected Prose by Kay Ryan and Conjure Women by Afia Atakora.
The small press annually publishes four chapbooks of “formally strange or conceptually bizarre” prose.
The Key West Literary Seminar has acquired the former Florida residence of poet Elizabeth Bishop and will turn the house into a public haven for poetry and prose.
An author recommends five journals that published poems from his debut collection, The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer.
Mystery writer Dana Stabenow supports female-identifying and nonbinary writers with a new residency in Homer, Alaska, inspired by the retreat that changed her life.
Artist Basia Irland carves book sculptures out of ice and embeds them with seeds that populate riverbanks when the sculptures melt.
A research project called Prismatic Jane Eyre compares the many translations of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, studying the ways each reflects the culture in which it was created.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit and Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong.
A round-up of three new anthologies, including River Teeth: Twenty Years of Creative Nonfiction and Poems From the Edge of Extinction: An Anthology of Poetry in Endangered Languages.
The author of The House on Mango Street on the origins and impact of the Macondo Writers Workshop, which has brought together writers who are activists for twenty-five years.