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How to Embrace the Gift of Criticism

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home
Linda Gray Sexton

This past October, I received the news from my literary agent that the novel I'd been laboring over and believed was finished, needed more work before...

On An Apple A Day

Yara Zgheib | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home
Yara Zgheib

An apple a day keeps the doctor away; so I have been told. Vitamin C boosts the immune system, phenols reduce cholesterol. Twenty-two grams of complex...

"Sun & Moon" Poetry

Meg DeBussey | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Meg DeBussey

The sun shine singes my skin In prickly patches of abrasive tinges. Corrosive edges of Burnt starburst--bursting forth, Heavily heaved And collaps...

The Art of Dying

Francis Levy | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home
Francis Levy

Are suicidal people the antidote to suicide bombers? Ostensibly the ISIS folks are trying to create unhappiness by killing as many infidels as possibl...

What's Wrong With This Cover?

Foz Meadows | Posted 04.04.2013 | Home
Foz Meadows

I'm not impressed with the near-universal acceptance of "chick lit" as a pejorative.

The Undergraduate Visitor to the Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Elana Estrin

Since its founding, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has been an important reso...

Authors In Bathing Suits: Who Knew They Were This Hot?

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

We don’t know about you, but now that it’s officially summertime, we want to spend as much time in our bathing suits as humanly possible, and so, ...

Your Favorite Authors' Drinks Of Choice

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.13.2011 | Home

It’s a well-known stereotype that many literary authors are also raging drunkards. Which, forgive us, doesn’t make us want to emulate them any les...