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  1. Michigan Quarterly Review

    Michigan Quarterly Review, the flagship literary journal of the University of Michigan, has been publishing fiction, essays, and poetry for over 50 years — and the entire archive is available online.

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  2. Forgetting the Madeleine

    At Longreads, Paris-based pastry chef Frances Leech reflects on taste, memory, and literature’s most famous confection: the humble madeleine, immortalized in Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time.

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  3. All The Way YA

    Seeking support, feedback, ideas, and tips for writing and publishing young adult books? Look no further than the community at All The Way YA, started by Jessica Kelley, an accountant by day and writer by night.

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  4. Red Canoe Reader

    Looking for a great book for your little one? One of retired librarian Susan’s great joys is connecting kids with the perfect book.

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  5. Meanjin

    One of Australia’s leading and longest-running literary journals, Meanjin Quarterly publishes essays, fiction, and poetry by authors ranging from the up and coming to the globally celebrated.

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  6. 28 MORE Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses, or Basketball (2018)

    Scott Woods at Scott Woods Makes Lists compiles a sequel to his popular 2016 list of black picture books that aren’t about boycotts, buses, and basketball.

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  7. All My Stories Are Political. I Checked.

    Phenderson Djèlí Clark on getting political in sci-fi/fantasy: “It informs my writing. It informs my characters. It informs my imagination. It informs my very reason for creating. I guess I’ve always known I was a political writer of SFF. Because there are no ‘non-sci-fi/fantasy issues.’”

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  8. Shelf Talk

    “We’ve been ranked the nation’s most literate city several times; either we read a lot of books, or we buy a lot of books and pretend to read them.” Shelf Talk, maintained by the staff of the Seattle Public Library, is a blog for the city’s lively and diverse community of readers.

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  9. “But in her very last post, in a poem that she wrote a quarter of a century ago, Le Guin left us with what often seems like the only possible answer: ‘And I will honor only / my people, the powerless.’”

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  10. North of the Internet

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

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  11. A Selection of Virginia Woolf’s Most Savage Insults

    If the latest celebrity and/or presidential Twitter feud left you uninspired, Emily Temple at Literary Hub is here for the rescue with some of Virginia Woolf’s harshest, wittiest takedowns.

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  12. The Sewanee Review

    Founded in 1892 by the teacher and critic William Peterfield Trent, the Sewanee Review is America’s oldest continuously published literary quarterly.

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  13. The Power of Reading: Connecting People Around the World Through Books

    In a guest post, author Ann Morgan—the blogger at A Year of Reading the World—reflects on her 2017 project, “Postcards from my bookshelf.”

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    Author Ann Morgan of A Year of Reading the World in Crete.
  14. The Well-Thumbed Reader

    Mikaela, the high-school student behind The Well-Thumbed Reader, publishes book reviews and reading-related posts, as well as helpful guides and tips to help other aspiring book bloggers.

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

    Explore The Chicago Review of Books, a literary publication.

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