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  1. Rockwell Redux: An Interview with Maggie Meiners

    At the literate lens, Sarah Coleman interviews artist Maggie Meiners on her stunning, modern recreations of classic Norman Rockwell paintings.

    Art
    by Maggie Meiners
  2. Creative Havens: Syrian Artists And Their Studios

    Creative Havens takes you on in-depth tours of Syrian artists’ studios in Syria and abroad, with accompanying interviews. They are a place to celebrate Syrian art as well as “a cry of hope launched towards the blue of the sky.”

    Art
  3. Vulpes Libris

    Vulpes Libris, Latin for “Book Fox,” is a literary hub where a collective of bibliophiles talk about what they read, and publish interviews, reviews, and other bookish treats.

    Books
  4. Syria Was Once Heaven

    Nariman and her mother Khadijah fled Aleppo, Syria, two years ago, and now live in a collective shelter in Lebanon. They describe — and mourn — the Syria that was, and hope for the Syria that will be.

    Current Events
  5. Telling Story, Sharing Light: A Roundtable Discussion with the Women of Tea&Bannock

    Tea&Bannock is a supportive community celebrating life through the Indigenous gaze. Meet the seven artists behind it.

    Culture
    Photo by Tenille Campbell.
  6. “It’s kind of related to this concept that Gloria Steinem writes about, the idea that we are linked, not ranked.”

    Culture
  7. Cathy O’Neil on the Cold Destructiveness of Big Data

    Data scientist Cathy O’Neil comments on how algorithms — “under the guise of math, fairness, and objectivity — reinforce and magnify the old biases and power dynamics that we hoped they would eliminate.”

    Data
    Photos by Johnny Simon (Quartz)
  8. An “Open Apology” Gone Viral: Amy Rawe on Blogging, Community, and Dolly Parton

    A blogger reflects on a post read by millions in the short span of four days.

    Inspiration
    Image by Kristopher Harris (CC BY 2.0).
  9. apt

    apt is a hybrid online/print literary magazine of essays, interviews, and poetry combining the visceral and the cerebral.

    Essay
  10. No Longer Anonymous: Alexis Kanda-Olmstead Overcomes the Terror of the Publish Button

    Alexis Kanda-Olmstead talks about her blog’s origin story, her inspirations, and Blogging University.

    Inspiration
  11. “The More You Work on It, the Easier It Gets”: A Conversation with Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman

    One of the web’s most successful food bloggers talks about her writing voice, holiday cooking, and more.

    Cooking

    All-butter pie crust. Image by Deb Perelman / smitten kitchen.

  12. A Conversation With Dan Ariely About What Shapes our Motivations

    At Longreads, Jessica Gross talks with author and behavioral economist Dan Ariely about understanding how humans behave from the ground up.

    Authors
    Photo: May R.
  13. Inspired by the Cotswolds: A Home Interiors Company that Blogs with Style

    The blog of a home interiors company in England inspires and informs its customers.

    Business
    Images courtesy of The Cotswold Company.
  14. Paul Beatty: I See You

    An interview with Paul Beatty — the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his book, The Sellout.

    Authors
  15. Music to Your Ears: Behind the Scenes at Bandcamp Daily

    Bandcamp’s editorial director talks about their blog, which fosters serendipitous discovery and community.

    Business