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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.”

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Inside Marlowe Granados’ Glitzy Debut Novel, Happy Hour

September 7, 2021

“Writers should really live, but in all directions.”

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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.

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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.

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“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.”

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“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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Brandon Taylor

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Why Brandon Taylor Will Never Write a Memoir

June 22, 2021

“I would literally rather die.”

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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.

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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.