David James Poissant captures plots, characters, voices and the occasional animal in his new story collection.
Can a writer get something from a book group of nonwriters?
“When I think of my memoir, I ask, what are the different layers that will help create an experience? I want you to be immersed in my world.”
Klay presents a rich, literary view of the realities and sometimes the absurdities of contemporary warfare on the battlefields, in the barracks and in service members’ hometowns.
Break the rules and discover a new truth.
For July, we’re celebrating independent characters who drive fictional stories. We asked seven novelists how they develop unforgettable heroes and heroines.
Novelist Glen Duncan brings his vampire and werewolf stories to their final resting place.
What does it take to translate Russian effectively?
How can writers generate literacy? Put books in the hands of others.
June 25 marks the 111th birthday of novelist George Orwell, best known for his dystopian masterpiece 1984. Dystopian books such as Orwell’s explore social and political structures within an often dehumanized, doomed society. We asked three fiction writers for the key elements of a good dystopian story.