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  1. Revisiting Discarded Post-it Poetry: An Idea That Sticks

    Melissa Kandel interviews sob, a poet who writes poems on crumpled post-it notes and leaves them in public spaces in Los Angeles, California.

    Art
  2. Finding My Way into a New Form: An Interview with Teju Cole

    Teju Cole chats with Steve Paulson about the beauty of sentence fragments and his meditative approach to combining text and photography in his book, Blind Spot.

    Art
  3. Meet Thor, the First Surfer in Norway

    At The people we met on the way, travel writer Toby Skinner profiles Thor Frantzen, the first person to make his own surfboard and surf in Norway, at Unstad in 1963.

    Inspiration
    Photo by River Thompson
  4. North of the Internet

    North of the Internet is a daily series of conversations with artists and creators about their work, inspiration, and ideas.

    Art
  5. We Close Tonight

    “Have a read, have some fun and find some new music. Simple.” Editors Ciarán, Jake, and Will review and interview the best unsigned and independent bands in the UK.

    Interviews
  6. Happy 11th Blogiversary, Smitten Kitchen!

    “The more you work at it, the closer it gets to what you have in your head.”

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

  7. Five Things We Love at The Chicago Review of Books

    Explore The Chicago Review of Books, a literary publication.

    Books
  8. Berfrois

    Founded and edited by Russell Bennetts, Berfrois is a literary-intellectual online magazine based in London, England, covering a range of subjects from poetry to philosophy and science to economics.

    Art
  9. The Ploughshares Blog

    This is the lively literary blog of Ploughshares, the award-winning literary journal of Emerson College in central Boston. The blog was launched in 2009.

    Books
  10. Chicago Review of Books

    The Chicago Review of Books wants to make the literary conversation more inclusive and highlights small and independent presses and diverse writers and genres, including those based in Chicago. It publishes book reviews, author interviews, and literary news.

    Books
  11. Granta Magazine

    Granta is a London-based literary quarterly that publishes a range of writing from Nobel laureates to debut novelists. In its themed issues, you’ll find fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and interviews.

    Books
  12. “Vibrator Nation” by Lynn Comella

    A Q&A with the Vibrator Nation author: “They led with sex education not titillation, and worked to advance a social mission that included putting a vibrator on the bedside table of every woman, everywhere, because they believed that access to accurate sexual information and quality products had the potential to make everyone’s lives better.”

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    Photo by Krystal Ramirez
  13. Text, Don’t Call: An Interview with Introvert and Cartoonist Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

    An interview with an introvert and author of Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life.

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    All images below are excerpted from TEXT, DON’T CALL: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life by Aaron Caycedo-Kimura with the permission of TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright© 2017 by Aaron T. Caycedo-Kimura.

  14. African Book Addict!

    African Book Addict!, a site run by Ghanaian-American blogger Darkowaa, celebrates literature from Africa and the African diaspora through book reviews and book chats with fellow readers and writers.

    Books
    Photo credit: MAK
  15. Fairy Tales, Reimagined: A New Series from Jerry Mahoney

    Author Jerry Mahoney talks about writing his first book series for young readers.

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