Author Essay

What’s So Bad About a Marriage of Convenience?

The Italian Party author observes marriages of convenience, and the pain, friendships, and art that bloomed from them.

By CHRISTINA LYNCH • 1 year ago
Author Essay

Getting Into Character

What happens when you know your protagonist too well? The author of The Wolf Club reveals.

By BETH LEWIS  • 1 year ago
Author Essay

How Playing Tennis—Badly—Improved My Writing

Joanne Serling, author of Good Neighbors, on facing down her perfectionism while playing doubles.

By JOANNE SERLING • 1 year ago
Article

Epic Fantasy Series that Haven’t Been Adapted…Yet

Hollywood will discover these gems eventually—but until then, let your own imagination call the shots.

By CARLY HOOGENDYK • 1 year ago
Article

8 Gifts that Bring Spring Indoors

Satisfy your spring fever with these nature-themed gifts perfect for any recipient (including you!).

By POTTER GIFT • 1 year ago
Author Essay

Why I Made Laura Ingalls Wilder My Life’s Work

Growing up in rural Kansas, author Stephen Hines saw his own family in the Little House series.

By STEPHEN HINES • 2 years ago
Article

5 Novels about Complicated Love

"It's Complicated" isn't just for Facebook relationship statuses—these literary couples can attest.

By ANNA PITONIAK • 2 years ago
Article

7 Books that Grapple with Grief

Poet and author Tom Malmquist shares the books that anchor him through immeasurable loss.

By TOM MALMQUIST • 2 years ago