A campaign started by James Patterson has raised more than $1.2 million to help indie bookstores struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic.
A growing list of grants and emergency funds for writers as well as resources for booksellers, tools for working from home, and more.
With the spread of COVID-19, organizers of literary events across the United States have devised creative ways to move programming online and build community among writers.
Writers have been cooking up a bright array of foods, from strawberry chiffon cake to Sichuan chili fish, while heeding orders to stay at home during the pandemic.
A growing list of conferences, festivals, and writing contests that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
A survey of the short- and long-term effects of the pandemic shutdowns on the book business.
Thirteen writers, including Alexandra Kleeman, Ada Límon, and Nicole Sealey, describe writing—or not writing—during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kawai Strong Washburn on using a chorus of narrators; Gabrielle Bell discusses her semi-autobiographical comics; the Washington Post assembles a new virtual literary events calendar; and other stories.
The author of And Then We Grew Up considers solitude, loneliness, and the act of writing in a city hit hard by COVID-19.
Bryan Washington wins the 2020 Dylan Thomas Prize; the Guardian talks to Francophone African authors about the movement to publish locally; Entertainment Weekly hosts a roundtable on queer literature; and other stories.