The first lines of a dozen new books, including Sick by Porochista Khakpour and Sons of Achilles by Nabila Lovelace.
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Creating local reading spaces for young black boys.
An essayist discusses five journals that published work from her debut collection, Tonight I’m Someone Else.
Ex-library books are catalogued in a new home.
Poets and educators work to fight campus carry bills.
Agent Gillian MacKenzie on her new partnership with lawyer Kirsten Wolf.
A fiction press for first-time authors.
The influence of Instagram on the way we read poetry.
A Missouri-based publisher of poetry and fiction allows authors more creative control over their books.
The iconic Seattle literary arts organization plans for the opening of a new space for writers.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including The Dream of Reason by Jenny George.
With publishers both large and small leading the way, literary vinyl makes a comeback.
A new graphic novel out from Montreal comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly.
A new anthology from Haymarket Books celebrates Black Girl Magic.
A poet discusses five journals that published poems from his second collection, Pardon My Heart.
Library of America editorial director John Kulka on the importance of publishing classic American literature.
A London-based initiative works to collect and archive poems in endangered languages.
Dionisia Morales on five journals that published essays from her debut collection, Homing Instincts.
A small press based in Austin, Texas, and Des Moines offers a new model for submissions.
The Tournament of Books kicks off its fourteenth year.
The first lines of a dozen new books, including Feel Free by Zadie Smith.
Split This Rock’s outgoing executive director on the intersection of poetry and politics, and the organization’s upcoming festival.
Julia Pierpont and Manjit Thapp’s new book features a hundred women who have changed the world.
A literary organization brings new life to Langston Hughes’s house in Harlem.
In celebration of ten years, sixty-five million users, and sixty-nine million book reviews, a history of Goodreads—from its beginnings as a tool for readers to its growth into an important platform for book promotion.