Delia Cai’s Small-Town Romance Goes Beyond The Tropes
With Central Places, Cai deploys the familiar Hallmark movie plot to tell a different story.
Allegra Goodman Procrastinates By Reading Time-Management Books
Even if she doesn’t actually follow the advice.
Allie Rowbottom Will Have Her Feminism With A Side of Botox
Her new novel, Aesthetica, is a nuanced exploration of beauty standards, Instagram culture, and what it really means to like how you look.
Taffy Brodesser-Akner Can Write Anywhere — Even The Bathroom At Bloomingdale’s
The author of Fleishman Is in Trouble — and the showrunner of its FX adaptation — is nothing if not adaptable.
Lorde Has Gotten Jessica Knoll Through Years Of Working On 'Luckiest Girl Alive'
The author listened to the album on repeat while writing the novel, which inspired Netflix’s new film.
Candice Carty-Williams Dives Into Her “Daddy Issues”
In People Person, Carty-Williams writes about a family much like her own.
Candice Brathwaite Is Over Using Her Own Life For Material
“To have to keep rehashing those stories or dig for that kind of material, I’m very much on a break from that.”
Why Ada Calhoun Scrapped Her Book About An Artist To Write About Her Father
“The second I stopped trying to force the book to be something it just didn't want to be, that was when the world kind of opened up.”
Sloane Crosley Wrote Her “Funny” Book. Next Comes The “Depressed One.”
The author is releasing a pair of very different tomes.
Selma Blair Wrote Through The Pain
Penning her memoir was strenuous, both physically and emotionally.
When The Writing Gets Tough, Ocean Vuong Lies Down
The author of 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' and 'Time Is a Mother' believes in taking breaks.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Doesn’t Suffer For Her Art
“Writing is the love of my life.”
Tara Westover Once Blackmailed Herself To Write. Not Anymore.
The author of 'Educated' is “trying to have more faith in the process.”
'Station Eleven' Author Emily St. John Mendel Weighs In On The Show's Changes
The writer was lauded for “predicting” the pandemic. Now, she’s expanding her fictional horizons.
Amanda Gorman Procrastinates, Too — She Just Does It Better
The inaugural poet reflects on her writing process and her new collection, 'Call Us What We Carry.'
Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer
In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze.