EL Doctorow — known as “one of America’s greatest novelists” — has died.
Saumya Arya Haas says outrage over the limited and problematic portrayal of women and minorities in literature is well deserved.
It was only appropriate that the news of Terry Pratchett’s death at the age of 66 was announced not only by his publisher, but via his own Twitter account
Male and female writers at the Bangalore Literature Festival both agree that there’s a need to work towards a gender neutral literary society.
Make a list, forget literature, and abandon the craft of the word-smith. After that, can there be justice for literature?
Peter Temple’s books are prize winners. This one took the Colin Roderick Award for Australian writing as well as Australia’s major prize for crime fiction, the Ned Kelly Award. Good enough for ya?
Are we more than the sum of our parts and should arbitrary circumstances of birth determine our chance for happiness
Thomas Fiffer takes the hammer to three myths about love that prevent us from entering and enjoying meaningful relationships.
The Lambda Literary Foundation’s LGBT Writers in Schools Program connects authors with classrooms, and in turn, provides hope.
Many of us know the story of David & Goliath, with it’s beloved tale of an underdog coming out on top, but what if we have been looking at it all wrong?
Professor Bobkoff is not returning to campus this fall, but his daughter will never forget what he taught her.
We need reevaluate the political right’s obsession with the so-called “freedom” to bear arms because it is not only “criminals who kill people.”
I’ve lost a firstborn daughter. I’ve struggled through a messy divorce. I’ve discovered that I can rise to the occasion during the most stressful periods of life.
Where is the line between being a scared parent and a scary parent? Joe Medler considers the emotion behind those tense parenting moments. — I have endless tender feelings for my sons. They know without question[Read More…]
A manly maintenance job, sharpen your knives using raw materials, jeans and a little bit of arm hair.
A culture of criticism and long working hours causes high turnover when “Amabots” get spat out like the returned parcels they process.
My best friend called. After we said our hellos, she told me to sit down, then blurted out she had slept with my husband.
We are STILL paying for it.
The rivers are truly the life blood of our ecology.
The Philadelphia Police Commissioner was giving a talk inside Eastern State Penitentiary when he was interrupted by protesters who pledged to haunt him. — There was a level of excitement and awe among many who[Read More…]
A simple act of kindness reminds Cabot O’Callaghan that our inherent value is not to be questioned.
Am I glorifying thin-ness; the hot bod I had in my teens and twenties? I tell myself that this five and half decades old body has absorbed love and adoration that the itsy bitsy one could only dream of. It has survived injuries and illness for which I am grateful. It has offered and received pleasure and anticipates more of same.
How to know when you are in danger of giving too much or giving for the wrong reasons.
Alex Yarde discovers an easy way to make the BBQ he loves with FARM RICH SMOKEHOUSE products!
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.