The Huffington Post examines seven famous writers who wrote while lying down; author and poet Jim Harrison explains the importance of patience; BuzzFeed reveals the literary world of New York City during the 1920s; and other news.
Underdog wins fiction category at National Book Awards and more awards ceremony analysis; fifty books that define the past five years in literature; inspirational NaNoWriMo posters; Tina Brown; and other news.
Amazon is reportedly looking to rent half-a-million square feet of office space in New York City; nineteen Charles Bukowski drawings were rediscovered at a book fair; Jillian Goodman considers Michelle Orange’s This is Running for Your Life; and other news.
Bestselling author Hugh Howey explains the spiritual benefits of self-publishing; poet Gregory Orr reveals the personal transformation behind his literary evolution; National Book Awards' distinguished ‘5 Under 35’ list features all women; and other news.
Character calls forth writer. Writer calls forth reader. It seems straightforward—but is it? Novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki explores the relationships embedded in every novel and work of fiction.
Melville House wonders when publishers will speak out about Amazon; New York City's Algonquin Hotel announced that when it reopens this spring after a renovation, the famed Oak Room will be gone; E. B. White answers a charge levied by the ASPCA; and more
Nobel prize-winning poet Wislawa Szymborska, as well as Surrealist artist and poet Dorothea Tanning, passed away yesterday in their respective countries; novelist Paul Auster has engaged in a war of words with Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister of Turkey; Open Letters Monthly examines the hidden life of Virginia Woolf's institutionalized half-sister, Laura Makepeace Stephen; and other news.