Author Essay

Where a Writer Grows Her Ideas

Sharon Bala, author of The Boat People, reveals the perennial source of her imagination.

By SHARON BALA • 2 years ago
Author Essay

Read It and Weep

The Black Chalk and Grist Mill Road author hopes his newest novel makes you cry (for good reason).

By CHRISTOPHER J. YATES • 2 years ago
Author Essay

Television’s Love Affair with Books

Lawrence Levy, TV writer and author of the Mary Handley Mystery series, digs into the book-to-screen business.

By LAWRENCE H. LEVY • 2 years ago
Author Essay

So Many Books, So Little Time

Anna Brones, author of Live Lagom, on creating a balanced reading practice in the new year.

By ANNA BRONES • 2 years ago
Author Essay

Gregory Manchess on Painting His Epic First Novel

Renowned artist and author of Above the Timberline on the magic that happens between visuals and prose.

By GREGORY MANCHESS • 2 years ago

8 Must-Have Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List

From girl power to grandma power, these hand-picked selections from Potter Gift are sure to bring holiday joy.

By POTTER GIFT • 2 years ago

Start Reading The Last Girl by Nadia Murad

Read Amal Clooney's forward, and the first chapter of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nadia's story.

By NADIA MURAD • 2 years ago

Start Reading Garden of the Lost and Abandoned

In Jessica Yu's stunning work of narrative nonfiction, we meet Gladys, a journalist in Uganda's capital, and one of the many children she's determined to save.

By JESSICA YU • 2 years ago