Busboys and Poets Books is an independent, local bookstore with a mission to promote the works of local authors. The 14th Street store is operated by Teaching For Change, a nonprofit organization offering socially conscious readers access to progressive resources. Teaching For Change also hosts author events and provides teachers, parents, and activists with materials seldom found anywhere else.
Contributing editor Jeremiah Chamberlin looks at how Michael Gustafson and Hilary Lowe are building a literary life—and a bookstore—in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Poet Susan Howe wins lifetime achievement award; what funding cuts to the NEA and NEH means for writers; Latinx writers on the lack of Latinx faculty at retreats; and other news.
With an app, a website, and a fleet of rotary-style pay phones, the new interactive project Call Me Ishmael allows readers and book lovers to call the fabled sailor and leave him personal messages about their favorite books.
In his latest publishing venture, blockbuster novelist James Patterson has launched his “lightening-paced” novel series, BookShots, part of his ongoing efforts to support literacy and reach new readers.
“Dutch classic” 1947 novel translated into English for the first time; American Library Association announces winners of its Youth Media Awards; novelist Anuk Arudpragasam on articulating inner life; and other news.
Elizabeth Alexander on her experience as an inaugural poet; writing prompts inspired by famous authors; a literary guide to the Sundance Film Festival; and other news.
New fiction and poetry in translation; Chinese surgeon’s smog poem goes viral; book returned to Seattle library forty years overdue; and other news.
Upcoming screen adaptations of popular novels; Medium changes business model and cuts jobs; Central and South American books to read this year; and other news.
Printed Page Bookshop is a used bookstore that houses several booksellers under one roof. The booksellers carry rare and out-of-print books in many categories, along with a collection of classic, contemporary, and vintage books.