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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

MK Asante: How I Write

“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.”

Published: May 28, 2014

Touching base

A grandson’s memoir presents a softer, gentler side of a baseball legend.

By Aubrey Everett | Published: April 29, 2014

Words, words, words

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. To celebrate his 450th birthday this month, we asked seven scholars and novelists what writers can learn from reading the Bard.

Published: April 1, 2014

The long haul

During the endless weeks of March, writers face roadblocks in their work, whether it’s a problem story, a silent muse or a creative slump. These novelists, nonfiction writers and poets share how they power through the rough patches in chilly times.

Published: March 1, 2014

Title search

What books do you turn to for guidance? And what books are you missing?

By Catherine Buni | Published: January 6, 2014