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Older Writers

How Old Is Too Old for a Main Character?

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.29.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

I adore my agent. He's one of the wisest and nicest men I've ever met in my life and I trust him completely. Still, I was nonplussed. Why shouldn't my book start with the point of view of a woman in her fifties?

8 Writers Aged Over 80

| Greg Zimmerman | Posted 03.15.2013 | Books

First published on BookRiot Philip Roth may not exactly have been in his prime when he “retired” from writing last year at the spry age of 79, ...

New Site Supports Older Debut Novelists

Theo Pauline Nestor | Posted 02.04.2013 | Books
Theo Pauline Nestor

A newly launched literary site is devoted to featuring authors whose first books were published when they were 40 or older.

The Other Side of the World: A 'Young' Book by an Old Writer

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Four books in five years. Not bad for a man over 70!