These three presses dropped their very first chapbook this calendar year: Barrelhouse, known for its literary journal; Third Man Books, Jack White’s Third Man Records’ publishing outlet; and Sutra Press, a brand new micro-press out of Clarksville, Arkansas.
From writers with "genius grants" to a new biography of Joni Mitchell, we've collected the latest literary news.
The fight between digital and printed books is less a real rivalry and more of a taunting between siblings. Independent publishing houses like Letra Muerta in Venezuela create beautiful books that satisfy tactile desires but pay equally detailed attention in publishing interesting content regardless the format.
From the Nobel Prize in Literature to Sasquatch Books, we've collected the latest literary news.
In the space of a second spent looking at a book’s cover, we reach certain conclusions about its content. An internalized pool of knowledge built on years of reading experience gives us a clue as to how serious/funny/strange the book is likely to be.
Among the homegrown events regularly packing the literary-minded into bars in Washington’s hippest neighborhoods is The Inner Loop, a reading series created by local residents Rachel Coonce and Courtney Sexton.
From Banned Books Week to Jane Eyre's move to Brooklyn in a graphic novel, we've collected the latest literary news.
The Book Hive is a much-beloved independent bookshop that sits on the slope of a hill in Norwich’s town center. By purchasing from independent presses and maintaining a tailor-made monthly subscription service, the shop pushes the readers of Norwich down unexpected avenues.
From new grants for magazines to the release of Hillary Clinton's What Happened, we collected the latest literary news.
Last week, the National Book Foundation announced nominees for its annual awards in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. If we are, in the words of poet Kaveh Akbar, living in a “golden age of poetry,” what can a closer look at this year’s contenders tell us about