Magazine Articles Tagged With creative process

The Art of Reading Lauren Slater

by William Giraldi

The Literary Life

Posted 6.18.14

William Giraldi

In her genre-defying book Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir, published in 2000 by Random House, Lauren Slater toys with the conventions of fact, fiction, memory, and art, introducing fabricated occurrences and physical conditions to unveil the truth of her experience—and of the human condition.

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Why We Write: The Wounded and Enduring

by Wendy Brown-Baez

The Literary Life

Posted 6.18.14

Wendy Brown-Baez

Through her work with the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop, a poet discovers that writing can grant a type of freedom to incarcerated men—and in the process finds her own sense of peace in the wake of personal trauma. 

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Historic Giovanni’s Room Closes Its Doors, New York City's Secret Libraries, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.6.14

Posman Books readies its fourth store; the argument for free digital libraries; Edwidge Danticat on sugar factories in the Dominican Republic; and other news.

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Ghost in the Machine: A Typewriter, a Postcard, and the Objects of Memory

by Maria Mutch

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.14

Maria Mutch

A writer’s search for a typewriter brings her face to face with both present and past, and helps her understand ideas of friendship, memory, connection, and loss.

 

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Where We Write: Kansas

by Julene Bair

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.14

Julene Bair

Years after leaving her family farm in Kansas, a memoirist discovers meaning in her work while revisiting the past, and exploring her family’s relationship to the land.

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Labor of Love: The Anthology from Conception to Publication

by Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon

The Practical Writer

Posted 5.1.14

Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon

Two novelists discuss the excitement and challenges of editing an anthology of essays.

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Amazon Announces 23 Percent Sales Increase, The Ten Best Sentences in English Literature, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.28.14

An Orlando-based bookstore goes local; Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers in comics; Urban Dictionary’s take on Virginia Woolf; and other news.

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Apple Loses Again in E-book Battle, Amazon Offers Buyouts to Warehouse Employees, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.17.14

Novelist Eleanor Catton on writing strategies; why science fiction should be taken seriously; from blog to book; and other news.

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Authors Join Forces Against Turkey’s Social Media Ban, Debate Over Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.28.14

British justice secretary sticks to his guns; Karen Russell’s sleep-deprived nation; customers unimpressed by Amazon settlement; and other news.

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Books Bound in Human Skin, Ian Fleming’s Love Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.27.14

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; and other news.

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