The NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony’s New Memoir Is Brought to You by Wine and Cigars
September 15, 2021
The ten-time NBA All-Star peels back the layers of his new memoir “Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised.”
Gabriela Garcia’s Debut Novel Tells an Immigrant Story That Echoes Through Time
April 7, 2021
In “Of Women and Salt,” the award-winning poet plumbs deeper than the diaspora.
David Gordon’s First Draft
August 1, 2013
David Gordon’s Mystery Girl is not an easy novel to follow. You’re not sure what’s coming next, but you know you’re in for a heck of a ride.
The Writer and Cultural Critic Zeba Blay is Putting Her Shadows on the Page
October 19, 2021
The writer and cultural critic discusses her new essay collection, “Carefree Black Girls,” chain smoking, and why she loves a good Voice Memo.
The Vigorous Vulnerability of Robert Jones, Jr.’s Debut Novel The Prophets
October 5, 2021
“I believed that if I wrote about this, I could give voice to the Black queer and trans people who have been erased, overlooked, or ignored.”
Inside Phoebe Robinson’s ASMR- And Diet Coke-Fueled Writing Process
September 28, 2021
“Please, for the love of Michelle Obama’s arms, have a unique way of presenting your ideas.”
Inside Marlowe Granados’ Glitzy Debut Novel, Happy Hour
September 7, 2021
“Writers should really live, but in all directions.”
The Debut Author Jo Hamya Writes as Little as Possible
August 31, 2021
I smoke copiously while I write. To my chagrin. I drink copiously when I’m not writing. To my chagrin.
How Home Depot Made Jasmine Mans a Better Writer
August 24, 2021
The “Black Girl, Call Home” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
“Writing Can Be a Spell”: Nichole Perkins on Total Literary Immersion
August 17, 2021
“My advice: adopt a cat and name it after a Greek muse.”
“I Think the Best Writing Destroys the World”: Da’Shaun L. Harrison Breaks Down Their Creative Practice
August 10, 2021
The “Belly of the Beast” author takes us beyond the blank page and into their process.
Melissa Broder Likes to Write at Funerals
August 3, 2021
The “Milk Fed” and “Superdoom” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
Zakiya Dalila Harris on Goosebumps, Toni Morrison, and Her Favorite Writing Cocktails
July 27, 2021
“The Other Black Girl” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
Amanda Montell is One of Those (Occasionally High) Coffee Shop Writers
July 20, 2021
The “Cultish” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
Kristen Radtke on Why She Won’t Read the Classics
July 13, 2021
The “Seek You” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
Ashley C. Ford Wants to Have Dinner with Zora Neale Hurston and Faith Ringgold
July 6, 2021
The “Somebody’s Daughter” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
Taylor Jenkins Reid Makes the Case for “Chick Lit”
June 29, 2021
The “Malibu Rising” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.
Why Brandon Taylor Will Never Write a Memoir
June 22, 2021
“I would literally rather die.”
Akwaeke Emezi Wants to Burn It All Down
June 15, 2021
The “Dear Senthuran” author takes us beyond the blank page and into their process.
Lisa Taddeo’s Writing Routine Involves Lucky Charms and Her Daughter’s Tears
June 8, 2021
The “Animal” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.