The latest installment of Reviewers & Critics features Michael Schaub, an incisive—and hilarious—literary critic and former Bookslut contributor.
A digital publisher reinvents itself as a library of short-form works.
The New Heave-Ho, a PDF-only poetry press founded by poet Noel Black, aims to deliver poetry collections to the masses in free and by-donation PDF format.
Micropublishers secure their spot on the digital landscape by creating new apps that deliver carefully curated content to readers' mobile devices.
Kurt Vonnegut once called Bob Dylan the “worst poet alive”; comedy writers teach Google’s A.I. how to tell jokes; the original vampire novel; and other news.
The New York Shakespeare Exchange is working with filmmakers and directors to produce collaborative video adaptations of Shakespeare’s sonnets, bringing the Bard’s timeless poems to a new audience.
Taking inspiration from Haruki Murakami’s short stories, a Vancouver-based game studio has created a point-and-click video game that allows players to live in a world created by words.
Complete with maps, relevant passages, summaries, and links to booksellers, a new app tracks the real-life places found in books, allowing readers to discover and interact with literature in a whole new way.
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.
A writer and branding expert discusses the art, the discomfort, and the necessity of self-promotion, as well as its evolution in the digital age.