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A narrative medicine program at the University of Wisconsin in Madison helps doctors care for themselves and others through storytelling.
A round-up of four new anthologies, including Burn It Down: Women Writing About Anger edited by Lilly Dancyger.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Grand Union by Zadie Smith and Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout.
Unnamed Press, an L.A.–based press, aims to publish story-driven books by underrepresented or marginalized voices.
In a tiny bookshop in London, writer A. N. Devers spotlights women’s writing by only stocking rare books and modern first editions by female authors.
Heaven’s Vault, a video game by inkle, requires players to translate the runes of an ancient language.
Carl Phillips, the longtime judge of the Yale Younger Poets prize and the editor of the anthology Firsts: 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets, on how the prize has evolved during the past century.
The author on five journals that published pieces from her story collection, Moon Trees and Other Orphans.
The University of Cincinnati Press imprint publishes books of poetry and fiction that continue the successes of its affiliated literary journal, the Cincinnati Review.
The poet discusses the journals that published pieces from her sixth collection, Nightshade.
The Merwin Conservancy will become the official owner and steward of the garden that poet W. S. Merwin nurtured for more than forty years.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat and Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison.
Publishing insiders weigh in on the challenges facing the U.S. bookstore chain, which was sold to a hedge fund in June for $683 million.
Manuel Muñoz, the new director of the MFA program at the University of Arizona, discusses his new role, healthy creative environments, and common missteps he sees in applications.
The nation’s oldest academic center dedicated to preserving Black poetry celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary.
Alice Quinn on her eighteen years as the executive director of the Poetry Society of America.
The small press becomes the newest imprint of the University of Nebraska Press.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead and Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn.
The ten-year-old press publishes full-length poetry collections and chapbooks dedicated to the “values that make poetry timeless.”
Writers debate the merits of an award for a fictional thriller that does not feature violence toward women.
A roundup of four new anthologies, including Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers edited by Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton.
Novelist Jonathan Lethem handpicks his favorite forgotten books for reissue in a series published by Pushcart Press.
The essayist on the journals that published essays from her debut collection, When You Learn the Alphabet.
In collaboration with Narrative 4, the House of SpeakEasy’s bookmobile will travel from New York City to New Orleans and give books to schools, prisons, and libraries along the way.