Jack Smith's newest is a collection of essays on the craft of writing, geared toward beginners and featuring thoughts from scores of literary figures.
Joyce Peseroff reviews DeWitt Henry's forthcoming collection of lyrical essays, SWEET MARJORAM.
DeWitt Henry reviews two essay collections released earlier this year, VOICES, PLACES and OBJECTS OF AFFECTION.
Richard Gilbert explores the long history of the cumulative sentence structure in a review of Brooks Landon's instructional book.
Margot Livesey's essay collection explores her own experience growing as a writer as well as thoughts on the craft itself.
Beth Ann Fennelly's collection of micro-memoirs tells the story of a life lived and imagined, complete with irony, sentiment, and honesty.
Editor DeWitt Henry reviews former Ploughshares editor and TINGE Magazine founder Don Lee's new novel, forthcoming June 2017.
Richard Gilbert reviews Sonya Huber's new book about chronic pain and shares a conversation with her about writing, humor, and politics.
An ensemble of regarded writers pen works inspired by the art of Edward Hopper in a new anthology of short stories edited by Lawrence Block.
Richard Gilbert reviews and appreciates Living by Fiction, the 1982 exploration of the art of writing by Annie Dillard.