Although it was the language of sacred texts and ritual, modern Hebrew wasn't spoken in conversation till the late nineteenth century.
No matter how hard you work on a story, especially this year, it might get overlooked. Here are 20 that deserve more love.
The first edition of the beloved novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory featured "pygmy" characters taken from Africa.
The Federal Writers’ Project offers vital lessons for capturing the oral histories of ordinary Americans living through the coronavirus pandemic.
From his novels Candy and The Magic Christian to his work on Dr. Strangelove and Barbarella, Terry Southern sought to expose madness.
Let us pause now and give thanks.
In this short story a graduate student makes a deal with the devil: Write my dissertation and my soul is yours.
The Italian American poet and artist's “willingness to speak” about what was culturally unspeakable was a liberation.
Beah Richards is best known as an actor, but in 1951 she wrote a sweeping poem that influenced the Civil Rights Movement.
Frank London Brown’s 1959 novel, which presents a powerful story of white supremacist hatred, has been selected for the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.