Writing Filter
  1. Stranger’s Guide

    “The world is changing. So should the way we cover it.” Stranger’s Guide publishes place-based writing and is committed to “multi-dimensional views of locations, showcasing writers native to each place.”

    Essay
  2. Dani Shapiro

    The official website of author Dani Shapiro includes stories and essays, interviews, and info on her books, workshops, and podcast.

    Authors
  3. The Believer Magazine

    The Believer is a bimonthly literature, arts, and culture magazine that publishes journalism, essays, interviews, comics, poetry, a symposium around a theme, and a column by Nick Hornby.

    Culture
  4. Lit Lovers, Rejoice: Electric Literature Moves to WordPress

    Love to read and write? Explore Electric Literature, now on WordPress.

    Authors
  5. For the Record

    At Columbia Journalism Review, 18 journalists share how — or whether — they use tape recorders during interviews.

    Authors
  6. Teachers & Writers Magazine

    Teachers & Writers Magazine is a resource for teaching the art of writing in kindergarten through college and in non-classroom settings. Its mission is to “educate the imagination.”

    Academia
  7. Thirteen Thoughts On Writing

    Paul Skenazy on writing, on the Brevity blog: “Defend your story; don’t give up on it. At the same time, accept that you actually don’t know what the story is that you can tell. It’s likely that what you thought is your story is not your story but a way to discover your story.”

    Authors
  8. No Tokens

    No Tokens is a journal celebrating work that is felt in the spine.” Run entirely by women and non-binary individuals, No Tokens is dedicated to featuring the words and artwork of all voices of the past, present, and future.

    Writing
  9. Dani Shapiro on her new memoir, DNA, and more

    “Hundreds of thousands of people are discovering that they didn’t know significant aspects of their own identities.” On her blog, Leslie Lindsay interviews author Dani Shapiro about her memoir Inheritance.

    Authors
  10. Sea Library

    Anna Iltnere lives in Jūrmala, a city along the sea in Latvia. “Ever since I fell in (love with) water a couple of years ago, books about the sea have become my passion. In 2018, I have opened a Sea Library here in Jūrmala for locals and others to read.”

    Books
  11. I Didn’t Realize that I Could Be a Voice for a Population of People

    “All I’ve wanted from the beginning is just to put a human face on poverty that is not the one that we think of…” Stephanie Land, who wrote a memoir on working as a maid and being a single mother, first found an audience on her blog.

    Authors
  12. ‘If I was waiting for confidence to write, I’d still be waiting’

    Online mag gal-dem sits down with writer and cultural critic Roxane Gay: “Bodies rarely follow rules. We all live in bodies that are complicated, and we should create space for that unruliness instead of always trying to discipline it.”

    Authors
  13. The 21st Century Is Old Enough To Legally Drink

    “I’ve never taken coke or, to my knowledge, had a helicopter doing surveillance on me. Yet, merely because I watched Goodfellas at an impressionable age, and several times since, every time I see a helicopter I feel like I’m on coke and the helicopter is doing surveillance on me.”

    Personal Musings
  14. My Year of Writing Anonymously

    “I found that when students wrote without their names, much that was awkward, dull, strained, and frankly boring fell away. It was like watching people who thought they couldn’t dance dancing beautifully in the dark.” Stacey D’Erasmo describes the freedom of writing, minus the byline.

    Authors
  15. Orion Magazine

    Through writing and art that explore the connection between nature and culture, Orion magazine inspires new thinking about how humanity might live on Earth justly, sustainably, and joyously.

    Animals