Pulitzer Prize Winner James Alan McPherson dies; debut authors Yaa Gyasi and Hua Hsu in conversation; the evolving role of librarians; and other news.
Juan Felipe Herrera’s poem on gun violence; PEN and Catapult launch short story prize for emerging writers; an interview with fiction writer Yuri Herrera; and other news.
Apple begins its e-book refund distribution today; untranslated Spanish novel recommendations; how fiction can expose more than memoir; and other news.
In this tour of the Mile High City, novelist Jenny Shank visits the sites, writing groups, organizations, and presses that keep her hometown's literary spirit alive in the bootstrapping tradition of those “roaring drunken miners” who founded it.
Marianne Moore’s revival; first books after forty; a new Kindle for book fetishists; and other news.
Now in its fifth year, the New York City–based Uni Project has installed hundreds of pop-up reading rooms in public spaces, bringing books to underserved communities throughout the city and beyond.
Two Denver book lovers and sellers are constructing three massive land libraries in the Colorado Rockies that tell the story of the land through literature, education, and intellectual cross-pollination.
A day in the life of a bookmobile librarian; Brenda Hillman named Academy of American Poets chancellor; Emma Watson’s feminist book club; 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.
What to read in the dog days of summer; libraries on bikes; a children's book that induces hypnosis; and other news.