Introducing a new column dedicated to expanding our notion of craft outside the white Western canon, from the books we read to the prompts we practice. Join us, won’t you? Read More “Broadening the Bookshelves: Elements of Mexican literature”
Manuscripts that skip hardcover and go straight to paperback are becoming more and more popular. Does this help or hurt book sales? Read More “Should I be worried if my book is published as a paperback original?”
Anita Shreve wrote nine drafts of her latest novel, Stella Bain, before it was published. With persistence and passion, she saw the book through to its end, an approach that has paid off throughout her 24 years as a novelist. Time and again, her novels demonstrate how dynamic characters and complex plots can bridge the gap between mainstream and literary. Read More “Anita Shreve: Soldier on”
Add to FavoritesIf you’re anything like me, you already know what kind of reader you are. You know you love young adult (YA), for instance, … Read More “From the Front Lines: Mirror works, window works”
This month, we’re focusing on deaf literature.
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As ever, this month’s topic challenged my assumptions. But this is the first time I’ve taken the time to look closely at how how I’m learning is affecting the way I’m thinking. I hope my learning encourages you to do the same. Read More “Broadening the Bookshelves: Arctic & Sub-Arctic Native American Literature”