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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

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

Can nonfiction be dramatized?

It’s important to clarify for the reader what kind of information he or she is getting when you repurpose true events.

By Brandi Reissenweber | Published: February 22, 2016

Helen Macdonald: Giving sorrow words

Helen Macdonald’s “H Is for Hawk” is a hybrid memoir about grief, the environment, family and a bird.

By Megan Kaplon, photos by Michele Stapleton | Published: December 7, 2015