Jackie Ess talks character development; Chris Offutt discusses bringing Appalachia to life; Andrea Actis describes striving to tell “the whole truth”; and other stories.
The nonprofit Creature Conserve brings together artists, writers, and scientists through classes, events, and more, all with a mission to support conservation by focusing on how we tell stories about animals.
Roxane Gay speculates on why online discourse feels increasingly volatile; Muriel Leung reflects on the themes at the heart of her latest book; Rachel Yoder discusses carving out a new model for motherhood; and other stories.
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 L.A. press publishes genre-defying poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translation from the Asian Pacific American and Asian diaspora.
Entertainment Weekly reveals the cover of Ocean Vuong’s next book; bookstores and writers react to anti-LGBTQ legislation in Hungary; Ayden Leroux unpacks the pleasures of reading a book’s acknowledgments; and other stories.
Four new anthologies including The 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist and We Are the Baby-Sitters Club: Essays and Artwork From Grown-Up Readers.
Richard Mirabella reflects on balancing his writing and working lives; Rachel Yoder considers how writing has informed her relationship to chronic pain; Nicholas Wong writes about visual art that integrates text; and other stories.
Five editors of independent presses specializing in translation discuss how they find new work from around the world, the challenges they face as publishers, and the future of literary translation.
An American expat details her experience as a translator of Bulgarian literature.