Celeste Ng offers advice about first books, being true to craft and the importance of reaching readers.
Poet Elizabeth Alexander blends meter and family narrative in a lyrical memoir.
The rhythms of Major Jackson’s poetry are rooted in his youth and his reach back to the history of the form.
Author and activist Cynthia Bond goes after the demons behind social issues and personal history to craft a story of hope.
Focus on the truth of your writing, says Julia Cameron, and stay focused on your creative mission. You may find the prosperity you’re seeking.
Playwright Doug Wright talks about obsessions, legacy, outliers and the creative freedom of crafting for the stage.
She hated books as a kid, but now Laurie Halse Anderson is a gritty voice for young readers and a strong defender of the craft.
Anthony Doerr invokes his curiosity and love of “strange language” and pushes stories beyond the limits of self.
Tom Robbins, beloved for his novels, makes the leap to memoir.