No MFA? No problem. A novelist shares his journey to publication—and becoming a successful full-time writer—without attending a graduate writing program.
After reading about one famed writer’s seemingly carefree existence, novelist Jesse Browner ruminates on his personal decision to forego the romanticized bohemian life and contemplates every writer’s choice to pursue the trade-offs writers face between artistic aspirations or financial security.
Neil Gaiman's Norse mythology; breaking taboos and loving the characters we fear; twelve essential American books; and other news.
A look at the how young literary agents grow in their careers, and what they can offer authors compared to more well-known agents.
A publishing-industry veteran who has worked as an agent, writer, and editor explores how her various experiences have helped her make decisions about both her own career and that of other writers.
Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, who over the past twenty years has been playing his fiddle and reading poems for audiences across the country, talks about how he has built a career—and a life—out of touring and sharing his music and poetry with others.
The right kind of day job for a writer; GIF quotes app; a new reading of L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time; and other news.
Barnes & Noble narrows losses; the world’s top-earning authors; the dangers of reading; and other news.