“Listen, it can’t feel magical every day, of course, but writing does have the potential to be an act of joy.” —Courtney Maum, author of Costalegre
The author of Vincent and Alice and Alice discusses the challenge of plot and character development, the pros and cons of indie publishing, and what new risks he took in his new novel.
“Though this is my sixth book, I take nothing for granted.” —Peter Orner, author of Maggie & Other Stories
Writers debate the merits of an award for a fictional thriller that does not feature violence toward women.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead and Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn.
“So much can come of being willing to shut up and pay close attention to the world around you.” —Mona Awad, author of Bunny
“We have to remind ourselves why we write and why it’s important for us to tell these stories. The universe will take care of the rest.” —Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Patsy
Funded by novelist Charles Frazier, the Cold Mountain series will highlight new literary fiction from the South.
A roundup of four new anthologies, including the third volume of the BreakBeat Poets series, Halal If You Hear Me, edited by Fatimah Asghar and Safia Elhillo.
The online storytelling community expands to print with the launch of Wattpad Books.