Five months into her first pregnancy, one writer pursues a research project about the history of home economics, as she struggles with her own concerns about motherhood.
Woman Writes Story Challenging Gender Dynamics; Is Thwarted by…Long-Standing Gender Dynamics
How can we combat sexism in publishing if we’re so worried about damaging the reputations of offending men?
The Little Book That Lost Its Author
How will artificial intelligence change literature?
Don’t Come Around Here No More
Tom Petty’s psychedelic Alice in Wonderland video reminded one woman of the way sexual harassment shaped her adolescence and made her want to disappear.
Examining a peculiar attraction.
Editors Thinking About Editing at the AWP Conference
The only way to work as an editor and a writer is to continue learning from other editors and writers.
You Don’t Own Me
Some fans prefer small club shows, others like arena rock shows, but do we care what the bands prefer?
What’s so great about having things spelled out clearly?
Ugly, Bitter, and True
After years of feeling hopeless and barely human, one talented writer manages to find her will to live.
J.R.’s Jook and the Authenticity Mirage
When a young white musician gets invited to a house-party, the musicians he plays with show him a slice of blues culture many people assumed had died.