John Green

John Green

John Green spoke with The English Journal about his writing, how English teachers can connect with young readers, advice for young writers, and more.
70s Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

In 1942, William Moulton Marston wrote an incredibly charming essay in defense of comics, and describing how he created Wonder Woman.
Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson, author of Jesus' Son and other award-winning books, speaks with Eric Elshtain on the role of religion in his work.
Library of Alexandria

Mostafa El-Abbadi

Mostafa A. H. el-Abbadi was the visionary behind the revival of the Great Library of Alexandria, the vast Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Judith Butler

Judith Butler

The philosopher inspired a whole generation of American queer theorists.
Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin was groundbreaking astrophysicist who discovered evidence of dark matter.
Van Leeuwenhoek

Who Was Antony Van Leeuwenhoek?

Antony Van Leeuwenhoek is considered the first microbiologist. Some of his original letters can be read here.
Gloria Naylor's Women of Brewster Place

Gloria Naylor

The critically acclaimed novelist Gloria Naylor has died at age 66.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 2006

Gabriel García Márquez: Off in the Clouds

A 1987 interview with the author of the beloved books One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera.
Gene Wilder in 1978

Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder and the fan letters he got...from Gene Wilder.