Each Friday, the Practicing Writing blog shares writing and publishing resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend.
- This week brought news of “the appointment of Ada Limón as the nation’s 24th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2022-2023.”
- I haven’t read Delia Owens’s Where the Crawdads Sing, and I wasn’t planning to watch the movie; Jeffrey Goldberg’s report for The Atlantic certainly doesn’t make me want to change my mind.
- From Publishers Weekly: “Finding a Place for Disability in Publishing” by John Loeppky.
- Over on NiemanStoryboard, veteran author Lauren Kessler recalls the experience of publishing—and promoting—her first book (in the mid-1990s) and her latest one, which launched this spring. (Spoiler in the headline: “So you want to write a book? Brace yourself for some serious self-promotion and, yes, TikTok.”)
- And of course, you’ll find a fresh set of Jewish literary links posted over on the My Machberet blog.
Wishing everyone a good weekend.