Does Gay Writing Deserve Special Treatment?

Column by Cath Murphy
March 2, 2012 (6) comments
A 'gay' book won the Booker in 2004, but awards specifically for gay writers and writing still exist - is it time we all wrote on a level playing field?

Top 10 YA Books That Adults Will Love

Column by Meredith Borders
March 2, 2012 (27) comments
It's not all TWILIGHT up in here. Some young adult novels are brilliant and engaging. Read on for ten of the best.

The Path To Publication Part 3: When Is Done, Done?

Column by Rob Hart
March 1, 2012 (10) comments
In this installment, I discuss why I haven't been able to meet the self-imposed deadline I set for myself last month!

New Release Roundup: Recommendations for March 2012

Column by John Jarzemsky
March 1, 2012 (5) comments
A look at what's new on the publishing docket for March 2012.

Autobiographical Fiction: Using Your Real Life To Craft Great Fiction

Column by Taylor Houston
February 29, 2012 (3) comments
When crafting fiction from your real life, tread lightly and follow these tips.

Transgression in Theory: The Idea of a Fight Club

Column by Phil Jourdan
February 29, 2012 (23) comments
A critical look at how a fight club could turn into Project Mayhem — as part of a new series of columns on transgressive fiction.

What The Hell Ever Happened To... Harry Crews?

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
February 28, 2012 (8) comments
We check in on literary badass and national treasure Harry Crews, who hasn't published a novel since 'American Family' in 2006.

10 Graphic Novels for the Literary Minded

Column by Kelly Thompson
February 27, 2012 (6) comments
Comic books aren't just for geeks and kids anymore. We humbly present these 10 titles as evidence.

Top 10 Words That Need To Die, Immediately

Column by Rob Hart
February 24, 2012 (181) comments
The English language is full of beautiful words--and also some blights that should never be uttered, for they do nothing but make us sound dumb. Here are 10 of the worst offenders.

LURID: Deadlier Than The Male

Column by Karina Wilson
February 24, 2012 (9) comments
Think female killers are rare, IRL or on the page? They're more common than you imagine. Lurid looks at the deadly women skulking in the shadows of popular fiction.