Christian Lorentzen writes a tribute to Giancarlo DiTrapano; Cleveland Foundation announces winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards; Catapult launches Don’t Write Alone; and other stories.
The author of Martha Moody writes about the intimacy and queerness of italics.
Editor and publisher Giancarlo DiTrapano has died; n+1 establishes fiction prize in honor of Anthony Veasna So; Boston Review reprints Binyavanga Wainaina’s first short story; and other stories.
Kaitlyn Greenidge shares the question at the heart of Libertie; Hanif Abdurraqib reflects on writing for his community; Jen Sookfong Lee evades categorization; and other stories.
Artist and author Jillian Tamaki sewed and embroidered a piece called Blue Quilt to document her life during the pandemic.
Mentorship program offers support for writers from underrepresented groups; Sulaiman Addonia writes about his education in storytelling; Ambai reflects on the limits of translation; and other stories.
Writers Rebel NYC, a coalition of writers who are part of the activist group Extinction Rebellion, seeks to encourage conversation and action around climate change through literature.
Poet and Hanging Loose Press editor Robert Hershon has died; Ingram launches new fund-raising campaign to support indie bookstores; Hanif Abdurraqib on joy and obsession; and other stories.
Longlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize announced; workers at Duke University Press seek to unionize; poet Sally Wen Mao on what drives her; and other stories.
The poet and essayist reflects on writing during the pandemic and its impact on her creative life and relationship with the writing community.