Legendary journalist, editor, and author Pete Hamill has died; Morgan Jerkins reflects on navigating African American histories; community members organize literary silent auction to raise funds for racial justice organizations; and other stories.
For an alternative movie night, view these extended readings and conversations with literary luminaries Zadie Smith, Édouard Louis, Min Jin Lee, Ocean Vuong, and Joy Harjo.
The freelance critic on her path to becoming a critic, her reading process, and her favorite publications.
Book industry associations collaborate to provide healthcare coverage to members; James Silberman, editor of James Baldwin and other literary luminaries, has died; Ellen Bass reflects on the essence of poetry; and other stories.
Raven Leilani reflects on her path to becoming a writer; Molly Fischer profiles queer writer and activist Sarah Schulman; Boston Poetry Marathon moves online; and other stories.
A reading list curated by Black and Asian Feminist Solidarities; Meena Kandasamy highlights poems by women warriors; Natalie Adler on reading or not-reading during times of crisis; and other stories.
Irenosen Okojie wins the 2020 AKO Caine Prize; poet Destiny O. Birdsong on sexual violence; Derek Walcott’s early months in New York City; and other stories.
Kate Reed Petty calls for a reimagining of digital literary events; Stan Parish finds a silver lining after losing his laptop; Susan Briante on moving beyond witnessing; and other stories.