The zombie movie is more than an easy scare. It’s also become an essential lens through which we can view society.
The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners
This year’s Pulitzer winners include The Salt Lake Tribune, East Bay Times, Colson Whitehead, Heather Ann Thompson, and more.
Colson Whitehead: An Appreciation
Black Cardigan is a great newsletter by writer-editor Carrie Frye, who shares dispatches from her reading life. We’re thrilled to share some of them on Longreads. Go here to sign up for her latest updates. * * * I was skipping around Google the other day and was reminded of a piece by Colson Whitehead called “How To Write.” You may […]
Colson Whitehead on Gen X, Friendship and The Best Skill a Writer Can Have
“It was 1991. We’d just been diagnosed as Generation X, and certainly we had all the symptons, our designs and life plans as scrawny and undeveloped as our bodies. Sure, we had dreams. Dan had escaped college with a degree in visual arts, was a cartoonist en route to becoming an animator. Darren was an […]