Poetry and prose are prominent features in this course about how climate change is affecting the world.
A book-length thought experiment uses math to investigate some of life’s big questions.
So many authors are creating Substack newsletters – from Bri Lee’s magazine-like News & Reviews, to George Saunders’ writing tips and Hanif Kureishi’s reflections on being paralysed. But can it last?
Nigeria’s writer and professor of drama, Kole Omotoso, died on 19 July 2023 aged 80.
The short stories of modern Iraqi writers Hassan Blasim and Diaa Jubaili show that the 2003 invasion and subsequent war in Iraq are not at the heart of contemporary Iraqi literature.
What do YouTuber influencer videos about being ‘cancelled’ share with 17th-century texts? Both were crafted directly in response to audiences in new social spaces.
Polyglot texts — texts that use many languages — have become increasingly common as writers document struggles between regimes of European hegemony and decolonizing movements.
Let Dahl’s books be seen for what they are: things of the past, to be appreciated as such.
Canada’s extension of copyright might be good for corporations that hold copyrights, but it’s bad news for creators and the public.
Is the writer’s appeal less about the power and complexity of his prose, and more about the view of him as a perennial underdog?
It takes a lot of steps – and help from other people – to make a physical book you can hold in your hands.
A new survey of Australian authors finds that while author incomes have (very slightly) grown, they remain perilously low – which makes it hard to find time to write.
Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow’s new book reveals the tricks behind ‘Chokepoint Capitalism’ – how big corporations use low prices to lock in users and creators, while locking out real competition.
Bourdain’s brother, Christopher, has called for the publisher, Simon & Schuster, to halt publication until the book’s ‘many errors were corrected.’
The author, who died Sept. 1, 2022, inspired countless researchers to probe the injustices working people face.
Many Black audiences are justifiably weary of works about their community told from white perspectives. But authorship isn’t always black and white.
bell hooks, the Black feminist writer and intellectual, died on Dec. 15 aged 69. Scholar and activist Karsonya Wise Whitehead provides a personal reflection on what bell hooks meant to her life.
New research shows that literary relatives tend to share a similar writing style.
Traditional publishing needs to be more open to new voices.
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.