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Roxane Gay on writing

“Writing, at its best and truest, can offer solace and salvation for both readers and writers.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: August 26, 2014

Homeward bound

Acting out a character brings a writer’s voice to life.

By Afaa Michael Weaver | Published: August 26, 2014

What makes you squirm as a writer or editor?

To survive as creative people, we take risks. We stay up late. We teeter between worlds. Nearly every writer in this issue refers to the persistence you must have to be a writer.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 26, 2014

Class in session

We asked 10 writing teachers and professors for a peek inside their classrooms. Here are their top writing tips for students.

Published: August 23, 2014

Going local

Forget about algorithms and marketing. Local booksellers recommend books they’ve read.

By Megan Kaplon, editorial assistant | Published: August 21, 2014