From working as a dominatrix to surviving as an artist, transitioning genders to living as an amputee, these memoirs reveal a strikingly familiar and in-depth portrayal of the realities of of what it means to be a woman simply living in reality.Read More
Quotes, writing wisdom from established authors, links to the latest books you should buy, and more...from AWP 2015 in Minneapolis. Thanks to everyone who attended and made my first AWP an unforgettable event.Read More
Another column in Arcadia Magazine, studying Kurt Vonnegut's collected letters.Read More
Here's a great video recording of Zadie Smith's lecture on characters, the writing process, and more.Read More
Anne Carson offers up some wisdom (as she does) for writers and artists.Read More
Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians, talks about the kind of fiction that makes him tick.Read More
Anais Nin's love letters prompted me to question: are love letters still of value, and can our generation write them well?Read More
"No one says a novel has to be one thing. It can be anything it wants to be, a vaudeville show, the six o'clock news, the mumblings of wild men saddled by demons."