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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

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

Mary Karr: Boss of memoir

She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.

By Nicki Porter | Published: November 6, 2015

Sam Kean: How I Write

“Once you have a good story, the science will take care of itself.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: October 28, 2015

Going strong: 6 writers over 70

Margaret Atwood, 75, has a new book. Do you know these 6 authors still writing strong into their 70s?

By Meredith Quinn, managing editor | Published: September 29, 2015

Tracy K Smith: Writers on writing

“Every discovery that I make as a writer, and the work it allows me to do, is true only for as long as it is true.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: September 16, 2015