Author Essay

Jessica Brockmole’s Favorite Books About Friendship

The Woman Enters Left author shares a shelfie of her fave friendship reads.

By JESSICA BROCKMOLE • 3 months ago
Author Essay

How Writing Helped Me Recover From a Stroke

Author Jon Kerstetter shares how writing his memoir, Crossings, was a form of therapy.

By JON KERSTETTER • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Delivering My Baby and My Book

Eva Shockey, Canadian hunter and author of Taking Aim, on birthing a baby and a book simultaneously.

By Eva Shockey • 4 months ago
Author Essay

I’d Rather Be Reading: The Autobiography of a Bookworm

An excerpt from Guinevere de la Mare's love letter to books and readers.

By • 4 months ago
Author Essay

Girlhood, Communes and Coming of Age in California

Chiara Barzini, author of Things That Happened Before the Earthquake, and Annie DeWitt, author of White Nights in Split Town City discuss their novels and nudist parents.

By CHIARA BARZINI • 4 months ago
Author Essay

Where Are All the Female Monsters in Literature?

Theodora Goss, author of The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter, explores.

By THEODORA GOSS • 4 months ago
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How my Job in the Newsroom Helped Inform my Debut Novel

Jennifer Kitses, author of Small Hours, on how a bad job helped her write a great novel.

By JENNIFER KITSES • 4 months ago
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I Am Writing In My Third Language (And It’s Bearly Noticeful)

Edgar Cantero, author of Meddling Kids, on how he writes in other than his mother tongue.

By EDGAR CANTERO • 5 months ago