Daniel Halpern to join Knopf as executive editor; We Need Diverse Books launches Black Creatives Fund; Destiny O. Birdsong writes on systemic racism in healthcare; and other stories.
Eleanor Catton reflects on adapting The Luminaries for the screen; two writers launch Black Moon Magazine; Bernard Ferguson writes in praise of Gwendolyn Brooks; and other stories.
What is the role of a teacher during a pandemic? What is the role of a Black woman teaching in a red state during the Trump presidency? A poet, essayist, and professor considers the unpaid labor of women and faculty of color.
Katherine A. Powers reviews audiobooks with multiple narrators; Paisley Rekdal wrestles with the complexities of cultural appropriation; Ottilie Mulzet writes on translation and her identity as an adoptee; and other stories.
The novelist and author of Craft in the Real World traces the historical origins of the creative writing workshop and its tradition of silencing writers of color.
New website honoring James Tate launches; Karen Tei Yamashita discusses writing about her Japanese American identity; Zak Salih describes the urgency that fuels his writing; and other stories.
Poetry Coalition announces March programming will focus on environmental justice; Knopf will publish new Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie book in May; publishing professionals debate the growing use of moral clauses in book contracts; and other stories.
Bookshop and Bookshop U.K. adjust “pool funds” payment schedule; Ross Gay and Bon Iver collaborate on video poem; A. E. Osworth writes on their fascination with horror media; and other stories.
New scholarships announced for New York University’s summer publishing program; Jeremy Atherton Lin discusses weaving personal and researched histories; Victor Ehikhamenor combs through his father’s archives; and other stories.