In her debut novel, Vaddey Ratner looks to her personal memories about fleeing the Khmer Rouge and to creative spirit as an artist to honor the lives of the fallen.
The actor Scott Shepherd has performed the entire text of The Great Gatsby hundreds of times onstage. What does he know about F. Scott Fitzgerald? A lot, old sport.
James Joyce’s Ulysses, widely considered the greatest novel of the 20th century, follows Dubliner Leopold Bloom on a single day, June 16, 1904 – known to the literary world as Bloomsday. Three writer-educators talk about lessons from the masterpiece.
The novelist talks about developing character, crafting stories and the passion necessary for both.
Poet Dana Gioia explains his approach to making work stronger and richer.
Whether you’re writing a profile or a novel, strong interviewing practices can ensure a richer story.
Independent writers discover that freedom comes with the price of persistence, passion and adaptability.
Novelist Samhita Arni has a simple style, but her method is every bit as deliberate as the original writers of the myths she revisits.
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