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Lazarin has written her heart out chronicling the lives of recognizable girls and women as they come of age, find their footing and chart their path through life’s curves, on their own terms.
Naima Coster discusses her debut novel, Halsey Street, getting pushback on her use of Spanish, and the importance of equity and inclusion in higher education.
These poems, poised at the intersections of the material, the metaphorical, and the spiritual, fold into and out of one another as their boundaries dissolve with question after question.
Laurie Stone discusses her story collection, My Life as an Animal, writing about death, how the reader doesn’t care about you, and the Third Iago.
"I think if you are really doing the work, you can’t write about America and not explore race and slavery, and that goes for any writer."
There are two ways to read Freshwater: there is the knowing and the unknowing.
Jasmine Guillory discusses her debut novel, The Wedding Date, finding success, writing sex, and the revolutionary act of eating.
Eloisa Amezcua discusses her collection From the Inside Quietly, bilingualism in poetry, and the connection between whiteness and yeast infections.
Lynn Freed discussions her recent essay collection, The Romance of Elsewhere, the importance of a good first sentence, and the risks involved in writing irony.
I loved and continue to love the cookbook for the same reason I still feel a flutter of excitement walking into an airport. Each volume is a ticket into an immersive opportunity for new dishes, new ingredients, new love.
A crucial part of what makes experimental writing fresh is the way sight works with what is said, whether the material is performed or read in silence.
Poet and novelist Kim Fu discusses her new novel, The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, how poetry impacts her fiction, and the expectations that accompany a book about lost children.
"I guess that’s true when you write a novel, you end up taking out so much."
Akwaeke Emezi discusses her debut novel, Freshwater, her public and private identities, and deciding when to translate culture for readers.
Terese Mailhot discusses her debut memoir, Heart Berries, writing candidly about one's personal life, and the good that can come from anger.
[T]his is a book about the ways in which even our most intimate relationships can slip beyond our control, fracturing along barely perceptible fault lines.
Micheline Aharonian Marcom discusses her novel, The Brick House, female sexuality in literature, and transcendence through dreaming.
A list from Rowan Hisayo Buchanan to celebrate the release of the forthcoming anthology Go Home!.
Lester often weaves past and present, the personal and the vast into one poem, leaping between these seeming opposites.
Eileen G'Sell discusses her debut collection, Life After Rugby, how and why she chose her book's title, and challenging gender categories.