Magazine Articles Tagged With creative nonfiction

Return of Serial Novels, Judy Blume Opens Bookstore, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.15.16

Transforming history through art; Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich on giving voices to the voiceless; Alice James Books launches app; and other news.

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The Time Is Now: Writing Prompts and Exercises

by Staff

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

Staff

Explore your parental relationships, gain unexpected access to somebody else’s data, and assess the qualities of a favorite celebrity—three prompts to ignite the creative process.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Masande Ntshanga’s debut novel, The Reactive, and Emma Straub’s third novel, Modern Lovers, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Writers on Books That Left a Mark

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

From Stephen King’s The Body to Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, Ig Publishing’s new Bookmarked series offers short personal narratives that explore how a particular work of fiction helped shape a writer’s career.

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Small Press Points: Rescue Press

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Midwest-based Rescue Press, a publishing house that’s championing fluidity of form in literature.

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This Is Your Brain on Fear: Trauma and Storytelling

by J. T. Bushnell

The Literary Life

Posted 4.13.16

J. T. Bushnell

How do we record traumatic events when our survival often depends on us not thinking at all? Fiction writer and essayist J. T. Bushnell explores this question through the lens of a house fire, combining ideas of memory, storytelling, and neuroscience to investigate the intersections of truth, trauma, and narrative.

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Writing Blindness, Celebrating Octavia Butler, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.8.16

VIDA staff shares the books that changed their lives; Amazon plans to open San Diego bookstore; Morgan Jerkins on black women writers’ diaries; and other news.

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So Sad Today by Melissa Broder

Posted 2.10.16

Melissa Broder reads an excerpt from her essay collection, So Sad Today, published in March by Grand Central Publishing.

I Want To Be a Whole Person But Really Thin

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Following the Mysteries: An Interview With Jhumpa Lahiri

by Ann Goldstein

Feature

Posted 2.10.16

Ann Goldstein

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri talks with translator Ann Goldstein about her decision to write her new book, In Other Words, in Italian; the search for freedom and happiness; and the mysteries of creativity, art, and life.

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Such Great Heights: A Profile of Annie Dillard

by John Freeman

Feature

Posted 2.10.16

John Freeman

Annie Dillard has applied an endless curiosity and formidable intellect to elevate a searching and searing style of prose that has served as an example for generations of writers. A new collection, The Abundance, celebrates her masterful essays.

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