Our editors pick flower poems from Poetry magazine, American Poetry Review, and the Kenyon Review.
What a lark! What a plunge! Celebrating Mrs. Dalloway
Catherine Newman, Shirley Jackson, and why we have to write humor about motherhood.
For JSTOR Daily - The Lasting Stain of Political Violence: Han Kang's THE VEGETARIAN
For JSTOR Daily - How Life in the Age of Conspicuous Consumption Can Drive You Nuts - On THE PORTABLE VEBLEN, By Elizabeth McKenzie
Harper Lee and #BlackLivesMatter - for JSTOR Daily
For JSTOR Daily - Eleanor Roosevelt’s Brilliant (Black, Feminist, Queer, Trailblazing) Friend
The real life history behind the 1961 nuclear accident fictionalized in Andria Williams' The Longest Night.
Samuel Smiles' 1859 book, Self Help, offered a groundbreaking approach to self improvement.
Meet Dorothy Miller Richardson, a true literary revolutionary, critically praised a century ago for what Knausgaard is lauded for: portraying life's minutia. Never heard of her? Quelle surprise.
I have a little essay called "Work For It" in the December issue of Real Simple - check it out on newsstands!
Parenting Styles: Is Strict or Lenient Better? for Parent & Child Magazine
What a Long-Lost Family Story Taught Me About Parenting, Writing And More. My literary fist-bump to mama-writers everywhere...
The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, President Obama’s urban housing program, recently awarded $30 million in grants...
The Many Gifts of the City Garden | Elizabeth Street
Don't Blame Women for The Lack of Danger in Children's Literature | Elizabeth Street
Even when we push ourselves to the limit, even when we sway for a moment on whatever precipice we find ourselves on—how our brains move us through our lives, whispering ‘Live! Live! Live!' — Amy Shearn
Beloved Chapter Books For Little Big Readers | Elizabeth Street