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Obsessed by story

Megan Mayhew Bergman moved from short form fiction to nonfiction to a novel. She says she’s not a thrill seeker. But her work may prove her wrong.

By Megan Kaplon | Published: April 20, 2016

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

Mitchell S. Jackson: Turn around

The novelist and teacher who didn’t turn his back on his past, but faced it head on to find a voice uniquely his own.

By Aubrey Everett, Photos by John Ricard and Xan Padron | Published: March 2, 2016