Once you publish your first book, what’s in store for the next? A novelist offers advice she gleaned from her experiences publishing her second book, and dispels a few myths.
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Salman Rushdie’s new novel, The Golden House, marks a triumphant return to realism for the titan of letters whose insights on everything from novel-writing and magical realism to identity and social media are as fascinating as the worlds he creates in his books.
No MFA? No problem. A novelist shares his journey to publication—and becoming a successful full-time writer—without attending a graduate writing program.
Library designs for the future; National Book Foundation combats “book deserts”; the most anthologized stories of all time; and other news.
Explore your inner soundtrack, make your character sweat, and embrace your many identities—three prompts to keep you writing this summer.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the San Francisco–based feminist press Aunt Lute Books.
Readers have anticipated a new novel from the author of The God of Small Things for two full decades. Now, with the release of Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the wait is over.
In a growing trend, video games simulate the experience of being inside classic works of literature, from Thoreau’s Walden to Joyce’s Ulysses.
A young developer discusses the genesis of her app, We Read Too, which offers an extensive database of multicultural books for young readers.
Page One offers the first lines of a dozen new and noteworthy books, including Roxane Gay’s Hunger and Julia Fierro’s The Gypsy Moth Summer.