Okezie Nwọka’s God of Mercy, forthcoming from Astra House on November 2, 2021.
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“Show up no matter what so your writing knows you are there.” —Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, author of Savage Tongues
The author of Southbound and The Parted Earth makes time for both community organizing and writing.
Victoria Chang’s Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief, forthcoming from Milkweed Editions on October 12, 2021.
“The hardest part of writing Virga was finding the courage to be vulnerable on the page.” —Shin Yu Pai, author of Virga
The author of Southbound and The Parted Earth writes about how authenticity editors have helped enrich her work in all genres.
Andrea Abi-Karam’s Villainy, forthcoming from Nightboat Books on September 14, 2021.
“I only write about the things that haunt me in some way.” —Katie Kitamura, author of Intimacies
The author of Southbound and The Parted Earth shares her approach to balancing projects in multiple genres.
Lauren Groff’s Matrix, forthcoming from Riverhead Books on September 7, 2021.
“Engaging with art doesn’t have to be about understanding something or getting the right answer.” —Beth Morgan, author of A Touch of Jen
The author of Southbound and The Parted Earth shares how chronic pain has forced her to challenge traditional notions of writing productivity.
Eleanor Henderson’s Everything I Have Is Yours, forthcoming from Flatiron Books on August 10, 2021.
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Pajtim Statovci and David Hackston, the author and the translator of Bolla.
Patrick Rosal’s The Last Thing: New & Selected Poems, forthcoming from Persea Books on September 21, 2021.
“The book often knows more, and knows better, than you do.” —Clare Sestanovich, author of Objects of Desire
The author of Love and Other Poems offers advice on how to avoid being stuck.
Richard Powers’s Bewilderment, forthcoming from W. W. Norton on September 21, 2021.
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Mariana Oliver and Julia Sanches, the author and the translator of Migratory Birds.
From Love and Other Poems, published by Copper Canyon Press in February 2021.
The author of Love and Other Poems steals time to write poetry during cab rides across New York City.
In his first nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed, published in June by Little, Brown, poet and scholar Clint Smith delves into the legacy of slavery alive in the monuments and landmarks within and beyond the United States, in an immersive read that exquisitely depicts how a nation and its inhabitants remember its history.
Writer and artist Patricia Hanlon has turned her experiences swimming in New England’s wild salt marshes into a book and a series of landscape oil paintings.
The author of There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural History of Blindness charts her literary passions and road to publication by the journals she has worked with as a contributor or editor.
A pop-up literary agency at the University of Arizona allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience in the publishing world by connecting children’s picture book authors with established agents.