We need to value the recognition of great Canadian comic writing and ensure it’s judged equitably.
As material objects, diaries give scholars an intimate look into their subjects’ lives, including handwriting and mementos. What if diaries in the future are nothing but insubstantial digital ghosts?
Artificial intelligence can generate text much quicker and cheaper than professional human writers. Soon, AI will have the capacity to produce text that is indistinguishable from a human writer.
Research has shown for more than a century that students fall behind during the summer break. An expert offers six tips on ways to help children keep up their academic skills during the summer.
In an interview, scholar Alyssa Collins explains how her time spent plumbing the sci fi writer’s papers left her stunned by the breadth of her interests and the depth of her scientific knowledge.
A whole-school approach to literacy is far more effective for students, but few Australian schools have practical plans for building literacy across all subject areas.
Members of the key 18-to-34 demographic finds the format stale, the hosts unrelatable and the topics patronizing.
Giving incel ideology too much time and energy ends up perpetuating it, instead of stopping it.
In her new essay collection, Elena Ferrante tells the compelling story of her reading and writing life, and the battle between form and wildness.
Poetry might seem like an odd way to communicate science research but the literary form can help engage a wide group of people
From editors looking to ‘expose the false art of life’ to others taking up the cause of the marginalised, writers went anonymous to share their uncomfortable truths.
Poetry can unite people when all seems lost. The Conversation US has pulled together four articles from its archives that speak on the power of poetry.
Disabled single mother Shakira Hussein reflects on her secret weapon against adversity. Adalya, her ‘excessively mature’ daughter, appointed herself her mother’s carer and fierce protector from age 9.
Black writers like Charles Chesnutt had to contend with a dilemma writers today know all too well: give the audience and editors what they want, or wallow in obscurity.
Two poems that were originally excised from ‘Ariel,’ Plath’s seminal poetry collection, vividly channel the painful experience of losing an unborn child.
New research shows that literary relatives tend to share a similar writing style.
The ‘Eureka!’ moment is a myth – an altogether naïve and fanciful account of innovation.
Post-colonial writing has expanded the concept of tragedy beyond Western thought.
More than cliches for lazy journalists, ‘snowclones’ are creative devices that have helped people digest the shock of the pandemic a little better.
This separation or segregation of women’s writing should be understood as part of the patriarchal control of what and who matters – and, historically, women have not.