The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat and Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison.
A roundup of four new anthologies, including the third volume of the BreakBeat Poets series, Halal If You Hear Me, edited by Fatimah Asghar and Safia Elhillo.
Write a poem exploring the idea of slipping into another’s skin, a story inspired by your school days, or an essay that attempts to decipher a deeper meaning in a piece of literature—three prompts to get you started.
Essays by debut authors Jayson Greene (Once More We Saw Stars), Noam Dorr (Love Drones), Sarah M. Broom (The Yellow House), Krista Eastman (The Painted Forest), and Jaquira Díaz (Ordinary Girls).
A roundup of four new anthologies, including Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers edited by Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton.
Write a poem that uses illogical language, a short story inspired by a historical figure’s words, or an essay based on a photo—three prompts to get you started.
Source Booksellers is an independent bookstore in Detroit's Midtown district that specializes in nonfiction books. They also host literary readings, book talks, and conversations with local and national authors; mind, body, and spirit classes and workshops; and other community events.
A round-up of four new anthologies, including A People’s Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction From 25 Extraordinary Writers edited by Victor LaValle.
Write a poem that flows like a river, consider food in your fiction, or create a catalogue of objects in an essay—three prompts to get you started.
A roundup of new anthologies, including Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, edited by Glory Edim.