For Tim O’Brien, the Vietnam War has remained a crucible in his fiction, but the power of imagination and memory, and ‘our elusive interior worlds,’ loom large too.
Can turning to the pen turn eerie?
Enjoying awards and recognition, Colum McCann expands his use of multiple points of view.
Find time when you don’t have time.
Author and activist Cynthia Bond goes after the demons behind social issues and personal history to craft a story of hope.
Novelist Christina Baker Kline talks about the craft that created her hit novel Orphan Train.
Ayelet Waldman takes on an ambitious project with her newest novel.
Tom Robbins, beloved for his novels, makes the leap to memoir.
How to find the story between cultural pressure and personal desire.
The novelist’s workshop takes writing from the mat to the page.