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Gaiutra Bahadur: How I Write

As Bahadur, a journalist, set out to discover the lost story of her ancestry, she realized her great-grandmother’s narrative was not unique; it was “emblematic.”

By Hillary Casavant | Published: November 22, 2013

A new year is upon us

While we can’t say exactly what tomorrow will bring, we can do lots to point our compasses toward the brightest stars.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: November 22, 2013

Gifts for you

’Tis the season for gift giving. We asked six authors with recently published novels to offer tips – as gifts to aspiring writers.

Published: November 1, 2013

Full quart press

Poet and journalist Alissa Quart combines her skills for a sprawling examination of the outsider class.

By Kristen Andresen | Published: November 1, 2013

Jesmyn Ward: Structure and Memoir

Ward found out the hard way that writing memoir is a very different experience from creating fiction, and that it is something she’ll never attempt again. Memoirists and novelists alike will find something of value in Ward’s thoughts on her latest work.

By Megan Kaplon | Published: October 29, 2013

Be advised

From the classroom to the newsroom, good advice can last a lifetime.

By Julia Rappaport | Published: October 29, 2013