A graphic memoirist explores issues of race, identity, family, and America through conversations with her six-year-old son.
A fiction writer breaks up with her novel and learns that sometimes it’s more important to follow your intuition than take advice.
This collection of case studies in self-publishing offers independent authors advice, warnings, encouragement, and inspiration.
The editor of Black Renaissance Noire on the importance of publishing new and emerging writers.
What to expect once you’ve published your debut book.
Independent publicists Lauren Cerand, Kima Jones, and Michael Taeckens on what they do for authors.
A former writing teacher explores the best methods for encouraging new talent.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Celeste Ng’s new novel, Little Fires Everywhere, and Frank Bidart’s Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016.
Natasha Trethewey on painting with poetry; the radical lineage of Black women’s autofiction; a stable year of print sales for Penguin Random House; and other news.