Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA
An open letter to Charles Bukowski on his birthday.
Column by David Cranmer
Poets have surged in popularity during these uncertain times, as they have an awareness that slices to the heart of the problems we all face.
Column by Gabino Iglesias
2018 was an awesome year for books, but it looks like 2019 wants to blow its predecessor out of the water.
Column by Max Booth III
How much writing would Charles Dickens have accomplished with FarmVille in his life?
Column by Max Booth III June 7, 2016
Because why not?
Column by Cath Murphy
Chuck gets an assignment from the Angel Gabriel. Is it his fault a simple review of Franzen's new book ends up with him smacking Jane Austen in the chops?
Column by Christine J. Schmidt January 7, 2015
Can a novel be great even if the protagonist isn't?
Column by Max Booth III June 26, 2014
Charles Bukowski checks into Max's hotel and drinks all his whiskey while offering writing advice.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky September 17, 2013
Unfinished, unrealized, lost or destroyed: these are the unpublished novels we desperately wish we could read.
News by Nathan Scalia July 19, 2013
Los Angeles artist Tim Youd intends to rewrite the entirety of Charles Bukowski's "Post Office." On a typewriter. Using a single page. In a parking lot. Over ten days.
Column by Kimberly Turner April 29, 2013
Turning 30, or 50, or 60 without penning a bestseller doesn't mean you're washed up. These authors will inspire you to stop obsessing over prodigious 20-year-old wunderkind and write your damned book.
Column by Keith Rawson August 13, 2012
The path to excess is complete an utter bullshit, and more than a few literary heroes are proof of it.