The New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Orchid Thief talks with musician Ben Arthur about her music, inspiration, distraction, adaptation, and her new book about the Los Angeles Public Library fire in 1986.
The novelist talks about his first essay collection, How to Write An Autobiographical Novel; how to keep working during bouts of self-doubt; and more.
Writer deported on her way to PEN World Voices Festival; twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; Jennifer L. Knox on censorship in the poetry workshop; and other news.
Connect with nature, delve into dystopia, and reflect on a relationship with a guardian—three prompts to get you writing.
For Leslie Jamison, who started out writing fiction and published a novel eight years ago, nonfiction offers a method of exploring the richness of life in all its complexities, as illustrated in her new book, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath.
Last-minute book gifts; HarperCollins to publish Zora Neale Hurston’s interviews with the last survivor of the slave trade; Paul Muldoon awarded 2017 Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry; and other news.
A free online archive collects writing from more than 1,200 incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, as well as correctional officers and prison staff, from across the country.
Get deep into the fabric of a poem, strike a subversive tone in a holiday story, or ruminate on a relationship ritual—three prompts to get you writing in the new year. For more, check out our weekly online writing prompts.
Use found language to compose a poem, incorporate video games into a story, or write an essay on selflessness—three prompts to bring your writing to life this winter.
Posman Books is a family-owned independent mini-chain with two locations in New York City at Chelsea Market and Rockefeller Center. The Chelsea Market Flagship store opened in 2009 and is located near the 10th Avenue entrance, or western side of the market. There is a great selection of fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, and more.