Jane Brox's latest novel explores the effect of silence in prison and monastic lives to draw conclusions about its effects. "Remarkable both in its evocative research and its lyricism," WTP prose editor DeWitt Henry reviews.
Jennifer Acker’s deeply considered and expansive novel focuses on love and family transcending races, cultures, religions, geography and time, and serves to expand the horizons of American readers for whom distant nations remain more “other” than familiar.
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.