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Gay Talese Couldn’t Think Of A Single Female Writer Who Inspired Him, So These Writers Made Him A List

Super influential journalist Gay Talese was recently asked which female writers inspired him at a convention at Boston University. His response was a disappointing “I didn’t know any women writers…

Liz Magee | April 5, 2016 - 5:15 pm

What It Takes … To Write A Novel (Part 3!)

Presenting the best advice on writing a novel, from novelists James Tadd Adcox, Susan Breen, and Kathleen Rooney! Plus, enter to win an amazing prize, including a 10-week fiction writing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 8, 2015 - 9:00 am

What It Takes … To Write A Novel (Part 2!)

Presenting the best advice on writing a novel, from novelists James Tadd Adcox, Susan Breen, and Kathleen Rooney! Plus, enter to win an amazing prize, including a 10-week fiction writing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 7, 2015 - 10:00 am

Where Writers Get Their Money: A Brief History Of The Privileges I Have And Have Not Enjoyed Over The Course Of My Career

“Here’s my life,” writes Ann Bauer on Salon. “My husband and I get up each morning at 7 o’clock and he showers while I make coffee. By the time he’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Great Idea, Chipotle: 8 Other Places That Customers Could Use Some Reading Material

As we mentioned earlier today, Chipotle had the genius idea to feature short selections of original literature on their various food surfaces, like cups, takeout bags, etc. Not only does…

Katie Oldenburg | May 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Life Dream Status: Amtrak’s Writers Residency Program Is Now Accepting Applications

I promised I would scream it from the hilltops when Amtrak made their writers’ residency program official. Well, this is me screaming it from the hilltops. On Saturday, the railway…

Ami Angelowicz | March 10, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Cheryl Strayed Refuses To Apologize For Being Female Or Human

“I’m not going to apologize for being female or human. But I will apologize to the party I’ve wronged. About a month ago, I posted this video on my Facebook…

Ami Angelowicz | October 19, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Famous Writers By Snack Food

Check out what your favorite writers were ingesting/imbibing as they penned works of literary genius. Who knew that oysters, vinegar, and canned meat could inspire such brilliance. If I ever…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2011 - 5:00 pm