In Praise of Small Presses
Writers have long run their own small presses in order to publish voices that might otherwise stay silent.
Shirley Jackson and the Female Gothic
Critic Ruth Franklin has published a new biography on the criminally overlooked novelist, short story writer, and essayist Shirley Jackson.
The Poetry Up There: An Interview With Skyfaring Author and Pilot Mark Vanhoenacker
Mark Vanhoenacker, pilot and onetime PhD candidate in East African history speaks about Skyfaring, his debut book about aviation.
Our Obsession with Orphans: A Short History from Jane Eyre to Annie
Little Orphan Annie is the latest in a sequence of pop culture foundlings, but America’s orphans of the Great Depression weren’t endearing at all.