Cuban American Margarita Engle is the new Young People’s Poet Laureate. Engle has written many books for children, young adults and adults.
In February 1910, Virginia Woolf, her brother, and some and friends pulled a prank known to history as the Dreadnought Hoax.
Noted novelist and screenwriter Marguerite Duras on how her fictional mothers are all really her own (complicated, difficult, inimitable) mother.
Anne Shirley, created almost 100 years ago, has been reimagined countless times. Why do we still love Lucy Maud Montgomery's plucky orphan?
Among her other literary accomplishments, Jean Stein edited Grand Street for 14 years. Here are two of her interviews for the magazine.
Flash fiction by Grace Paley, Helen Phillips, Clemens Setz, Vanessa Gebbie, and Josefine Klougart, available for free PDF download.
Although studying the language known as “Anglo-Saxon” helped women advance in the academy, the subject is fraught with racist associations.
"False friends" appear or sound like words in their own language, but have different meanings in others. They give us insight into how language changes.
How Elizabeth Strout went from writing in car during her baby's naptime to becoming the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author she is today.
Marie Howe has a new collection of poetry out. Get to know the beloved poet with these 7 poems, available for free PDF download.