The novelist and teacher who didn’t turn his back on his past, but faced it head on to find a voice uniquely his own.
As Miss Maudie says in Mockingbird, “People in their right mind never take pride in their talents.”
While penning a response to a national crisis, two young adult authors developed a friendship and taught each other about craft.
Novelist David C. Taylor talks about the memories and methods that shaped his first book-length crime story.
Novelist Hannah Pittard reads her work aloud to establish a graceful rhythm and evocative mood.
She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.
“I revise as I go. It’s a slower process, but the manuscript is tight by the time I send it to my editor.”
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks goes after stories with a commitment to discovery and to the power of dreamy moments.
Customize your own rules for revision.