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A tribute to Harper Lee

The Writer pays tribute to Harper Lee with this excerpt from Roy Peter Clark’s book “The Art of X-ray Reading.”

By Roy Peter Clark | Published: April 11, 2016

Savior of literature

It takes a big federal agency to capture (and support) the diversity and aesthetic tastes of a melting-pot nation. The NEA is on a mission to keep excellent writing a national priority.

By Megan Kaplon | Published: April 11, 2016

Wil Haygood: How I Write

“Book editors expect you to dance a little bit. They expect you to climb the darkest side of the mountain at midnight.”

By Alicia Anstead | Published: April 11, 2016

Dream big and be persistent

Don’t be intimidated by today’s publishing environment. The key is the same as it’s always been: dream big and never give up.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: April 11, 2016

The Writer Interview: Margo Jefferson

Journalist and critic Margo Jefferson takes a collage approach for the personal and cultural narrative of her new memoir.

By Alicia Anstead, editor-in-chief; photo by Xan Padron | Published: March 28, 2016

James Bennet: The big ideas

Editor James Bennet came from an unconventional magazine background. No wonder he shook up the mix at The Atlantic.

By Steve Weinberg | Published: March 15, 2016