Author Essay

Marnie’s Necklace

A Tale of Good Karma

By JULIETTE FAY • 1 week ago
Author Essay

On Writing About Nazis

Author Martha Hall Kelly on inhabiting her characters—even when they have nothing in common.

By Martha Hall Kelly • 1 week ago
Author Essay

Fear of Flying Virtualized

Erica Jong writes about rediscovering Fear of Flying through her fans—Facebook and otherwise.

By Erica Jong • 2 weeks ago
Author Essay

An Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

Aidan Campbell, who journeyed into the Alaskan Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with her father, pauses to reflect on another daughter lost to the wilderness.

By AIDAN CAMPBELL • 2 weeks ago
Author Essay

The Power of History

Alison Love, author of The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom, explains how her novel was shaped by uncovering the truth behind her characters’ lives.

By ALISON LOVE • 2 weeks ago
Author Essay

Writing as a Means of Survival

After being run over by an eighteen-wheeler, author Katie McKenna found that writing was the only way she could survive.

By KATIE MCKENNA • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

Home is a Moving Target

Brendan Jones, author of The Alaskan Laundry, wonders if home is something you build, or if it's something you're born into.

By BRENDAN JONES • 3 weeks ago
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Paris: Never the Same Place Twice

The magic of Paris is that it changes to suit you at any age.