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Helen Macdonald: Giving sorrow words

Helen Macdonald’s “H Is for Hawk” is a hybrid memoir about grief, the environment, family and a bird.

By Megan Kaplon, photos by Michele Stapleton | Published: December 7, 2015

Tim O’Brien: The things he carries

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.

By Jack Smith | Published: November 10, 2015

Writing through trauma

The writer Isak Dinesen said, “All sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story or tell a story about them.”

By Alicia Anstead, editor-in-chief | Published: May 22, 2015