To foster a love of reading among kids in North Carolina, Caitlin Gooch started a program through which children can read books to horses.
Reading Tolstoy’s War and Peace as part of a virtual book club hosted by Yiyun Li and A Public Space has become a comforting ritual during the pandemic.
We return to certain novels not only to be enchanted and inspired, to be transported out of ourselves, but also to know ourselves more deeply.
“I didn’t set out to write exactly this book.” —Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, author of Negative Money
“I had to not only transform into different people and places, but to also find myself within both of those.” —Victor LaValle, author of Lone Women
“Read more! Listen more! See more! Feel more! Take better notes!” —Laird Hunt, author of This Wide Terraqueous World
“I write when I want to say something to someone in particular—but can’t.” —Aurora Mattia author of The Fifth Wound
The author of The White Mosque considers how writing holds space for the accidental, the random, and the stray.
The author of The White Mosque charts the ambience of literary worlds.
“Poetry is impossible, but it is not difficult.” —Olena Kalytiak Davis, author of Late Summer Ode