We took a trip down memoir-y lane and asked: What makes a memoir truly great? What’s the best way to sell one? And – gulp – is this megapopular market finally oversaturated? Memoirists, agents, and publishers speak out.
Aspiring memoirists should take note from the New York Times best-selling author.
Kate Bolick challenges the spinster stereotype as well as the boundaries of first-person narratives.
Two-time memoirist Elena Gorokhova shares how she illuminates the past on the page.
Everyone told Elissa Altman no one would read long-form food narratives online. Two memoirs and a James Beard Award later, Altman can finally say: Everyone was wrong.
Journalist and critic Margo Jefferson takes a collage approach for the personal and cultural narrative of her new memoir.
The president who finished his memoir just in time.
2015 National Book Critics Circle Award finalists on the covers of The Writer.
Poet Elizabeth Alexander blends meter and family narrative in a lyrical memoir.
The journalist & critic tells her story of growing up in the “black bourgeoisie” in 1960s Chicago.