A growing list of grants and emergency funds for writers as well as resources for booksellers, tools for working from home, and more.
Simon & Schuster joins forces with Bookshop; Asiya Wadud spotlights the migrant crisis in poetry; Cathy Park Hong discusses Minor Feelings; and other stories.
Independent booksellers turn to crowdfunding; Entertainment Weekly highlights Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven; Hilton Als celebrates Carolyn Forché; and other stories.
As scores of indie bookstores have shut their doors to the public and laid off staff, many continue to serve their customers via online orders and curbside pickup programs.
The pandemic that has shuttered nearly two-thirds of Barnes & Noble’s stores presents an unexected opportunity.
Leslie Jamison shares a dispatch from the pandemic as a single parent; publishers begin to push back book release dates; literary agents and editors observe increase in submissions; and other stories.
A writer and illustrator in Hong Kong contemplates the lack of social interaction during the coronavirus pandemic.
Barnes & Noble temporarily closes more than four hundred stores; bookstores make the case for “essential business” exemptions; Dan Kois gets an hour alone at Capitol Hill Books; and other stories.
A horse trainer and author of a memoir, Half Broke, contemplates silence, distance, and the language of our bodies during a pandemic.
A growing list of conferences, festivals, and writing contests that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.