Loved this account of how a surprise bestseller has transformed a small press.
Especially for fans/practitioners of ekphrastic poetry: a terrific Q&A with Adam Kirsch about his latest collection.
Some background regarding the Pushcart Prize anthology.
Claire Vaye Watkins’s “On Pandering,” an essay that originated as a lecture, may well be the piece I saw shared most online among the Twitterati this week. I’ve read it, as well as this summary of some responses, and I’m still thinking.
And here’s a fun infographic on day jobs that inspired famous authors. (UPDATE: the creators of the infographic, though attributed on the Electric Lit post I shared here, have asked me to add a direct link.)
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.
Have a great weekend, everyone.