Author Essay

Why Dropping Out of Grad School Was the Best Decision Ever

Sometimes realizing you're colossally in the wrong place means finding where you're meant to be.

By ARIEL KAPLAN • 1 year ago

10 Fantasy Novels By Women

Women-centered retellings, a nuclear take on a Southern classic, and more fantastic tales.

By NATALIE C. PARKER • 1 year ago

7 Novels About Academia

Because universities, says author Julie Schumacher, are the perfect settings for satire.

By JULIE SCHUMACHER • 1 year ago

8 Planners and Products for Staying Productive

Get back in the groove with a little help from Potter Gift.

By POTTER GIFT • 1 year ago
Author Essay

How Starting My Own Business Made Me a Better Woman

The founder of Noonday Collection shares the secrets she learned on the way to entrepreneurship.

By JESSICA HONEGGER • 1 year ago
Author Essay

6 Free-Spirited Literary Fashionistas

Costume designer Alison Freer reveals the best-dressed ladies of lit who informed her personal style.

By ALISON FREER • 1 year ago
Author Essay

7 Characters Who Make Their Own Luck

Karla Starr, expert on luck, parses the traits of protagonists who take fate into their own hands.

By KARLA STARR • 1 year ago

When Your Lover Shares Your Hue but Not Your Heritage

Lessons from Elizabeth Alexander's The Light of the World about love across the African diaspora.

By HANNAH GIORGIS • 1 year ago