“Nearly everything about writing a book is hard. The hope is that it’s harder, in some way, not to.” —Oliver Baez Bendorf, author of Advantages of Being Evergreen
In her fifth collection, The Carrying, Ada Limón digs deep down to the roots of what she sees happening in the world today—and she is deeply troubled by what she finds.
A fiction writer breaks up with her novel and learns that sometimes it’s more important to follow your intuition than take advice.
“I had made a bargain with myself that if I lived, I would give a book of what I learned back to the world in return—an act of gratitude and sometimes vengeance—and I made it.” —Anne Boyer, author of The Undying
A memoirist posts a want ad to find a writing partner—someone to keep her on task and help her finish her book. What she discovers is so much more.
Ernest Hemingway’s great-granddaughter makes a case for writing letters to help strengthen and sustain your writing practice.