Lindsay Hunter: Chicago 2015
Writing the Road: Advice for Touring Poets
Scraping together funds and piling into vans, poets like Nick Demske, Kate Greenstreet, Ada Limón, Zachary Schomburg, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson take to the road for a different kind of book tour—one that puts human connection above book sales.
The Telling Room
The increasing success and growth of a nonprofit writing center in Portland, Maine, reflects the incredible importance of storytelling in the lives of youths.
Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014
Live Lit Blows Through the Windy City
The live storytelling scene, commonly known as Live Lit, has taken off in Chicago, often boasting more than fifty shows a month in the Windy City.
Unterberg Center Turns Seventy-Five
The Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y in New York City kicks off a season of special events in honor of its seventy-fifth anniversary, starting with an exhibit of rare photos, letters, and ephemera from the center's storied past.
Shakespeare Deniers, Literary War, and More
Internet juggernaut BuzzFeed has launched a books section; James Lasdun recounts how he unknowingly rejected a Doris Lessing manuscript; June Thomas explains how the new Netflix series Orange Is the New Black improves on the Piper Kerman memoir; and other news.
Jessica Grose on Janet Malcolm's Latest, Hemingway's Reading List, and More
Jessica Grose gleans advice from Janet Malcolm's new book, Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers; Macmillan is launching a new nonfiction division headed by Bob Miller; Nichole Bernier gathers tips for reading on stage from several authors, including J. Courtney Sullivan, Cheryl Strayed, and Alexander Chee; and other news.