November 8, 2010
45,000 kids are writing novels for National Novel Writing Month. Thing is, the youngest of these literary hopefuls are still learning to read.
November 3, 2010
by Mark Roller
Judd is an artist who deserves our attention, but the degree of cultural canonization and institutional validation that has been conferred on his work at Marfa is commensurate with the very highest levels of achievement. Who decided that Judd’s legacy is that important?
October 29, 2010
It’s only through seizing the social reading moment, so to speak, that the publishers can hope to wrestle some measure of control back from the tech companies that have come to dominate their industry.
September 28, 2010
by Bill Morris
Greensboro, North Carolina, is that true American anomaly – a place where there seem to be more people writing serious books than reading them.
August 25, 2010
Seventy-two hours to produce a novel? The International 3-Day Novel Contest proves that writing can be an extreme sport.
June 24, 2010
by Lauren Elkin
The theme of the festival was “Storytelling and Politics,” and over three days, 6,000 people gathered in a tent in a small park across the river from Notre Dame to hear writers talk through the relationship between the storyteller and his political context. But the World Cup was on everyone’s mind.