“Good writing is what happens when you stop thinking about the writing itself and think more straightforwardly about what it is you’re trying to say.”
She’s an award-winning novelist, filmmaker, and an ordained Zen Buddhist priest: In both writing and life, Ruth Ozeki refuses to be any one thing.
This former National Public Radio foreign correspondent is known for his mordant wit.
In fiction and nonfiction alike, this Pulitzer Prize winner aims to shed fresh light on war, race, culture, and, ultimately, our humanity.
Julianna Baggott develops cross-genre stories of hope, faith and love.
Everyone told Elissa Altman no one would read long-form food narratives online. Two memoirs and a James Beard Award later, Altman can finally say: Everyone was wrong.
Julia Fierro is the author of the novels Cutting Teeth (2014) and the forthcoming The Gypsy Moth Summer (2017).
If it’s news to you and interesting to a dentist in Akron, Barry Newman says it’s a story.
“Write what is in your heart and your mind and your imagination.”
“I tell my younger writers not to write about the things that you remember, but the things that you wish you could forget.”