The #PublishingPaidMe hashtag highlights anti-Black bias within the publishing industry and opens up the conversation about how editors determine book advances.
The author of the novel Goodnight Stranger reflects on her writing career and the cultural myths about success, youth, and appearance that women writers must navigate.
A novelist recalls the challenges and rewards of publishing a second novel—twenty-seven years after his debut.
A survey of the short- and long-term effects of the pandemic shutdowns on the book business.
Eleven literary agents reveal what they want to read, how to query them, what inspires them, and how they will know if you’re the one.
The author of This Is One Way to Dance considers the consonances and dissonances between dance and writing.
Restless Books creates space for immigrant stories through its annual prize, which awards $10,000 and publication to a first-generation immigrant writer.
The critic discusses her reading process, the perfect pan, and the popular Twitter hashtag she created, #FridayReads.
In the second installment in a yearlong series on publishing professionals, four publicists describe the challenges of their job in the digital age.
In the first installment of a yearlong series on publishing professionals, three literary agent assistants in New York City reveal the inner workings of a literary agency.