Author Essay

The Headline that Changed My Life

Bianca Marais, author of If You Want to Make God Laugh, reflects on the impetus of her new novel.

By BIANCA MARAIS • 2 days ago
Author Essay

How Writing My Book Helped Me Work Through Shame

Laura Sibson, author of The Art of Breaking Things, explores healing after abuse—with her protagonist, Skye.

By LAURA SIBSON • 1 week ago
Author Essay

In Praise of Reliable Narrators

Author Cristina Alger insists we need reliable female narrators in fiction, now more than ever.

By CRISTINA ALGER • 2 weeks ago
Author Essay

Rethinking The Three Musketeers With a Feminist Twist

Laura L. Sullivan, author of Milady, explains why she decided to rewrite the classic tale.

By LAURA L. SULLIVAN • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

A Novel About Good Love Born Out of Grief

Claire Lombardo, author of The Most Fun We Ever Had, recounts the healing process of writing her debut.

By CLAIRE LOMBARDO • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

How Books Make Us Feel Less Alone

The author of How Could She remembers finding hope (and glamour) in the Vintage Contemporaries.

By LAUREN MECHLING • 3 weeks ago
Author Essay

How Reading Improves Your Health

Ayaz Virji, family physician and author of Love Thy Neighbor, on why books are the new apple a day.

By AYAZ VIRJI • 1 month ago
Author Essay

Keeping My Dad’s Legacy Alive

Beau L'Amour introduces Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures, a series celebrating the American storyteller.

By BEAU L'AMOUR • 1 month ago