Column by Jay Wilburn May 7, 2021
Blackout poetry is appearing more in education, art therapy, and online. This and related art forms have been around a while, so this recent surge in interest calls for a closer inspection.
Column by Peter Derk
Punch some holes, break out the foil, and if you've got tasteful nudes, save 'em for something else. Taste has no place in the world of gimmick covers.
Column by Peter Derk March 23, 2020
The accumulated filth will look up and shout "SHORTER! SHORTER COLUMNS!" ...and I'll look down and whisper, "No. Because you see, the real thing is..."
Column by Emmanuel Nataf March 17, 2020
Let's take a walk down memory lane — here is an investigation of the most interesting, prevalent cover designs of 2019, as well as a forecast of the coming year.
Column by Lisa Bubert
...or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust My Tattoo Artist.
Column by Annie Neugebauer April 2, 2018
Are masterpieces built step by step, or are they executed in a bolt of inspiration? A look at 3 case studies: Eminem’s “Lose yourself,” Michelangelo’s David, & Mark Z. Danielewski’s 'House of Leaves'.
Column by Karis Rogerson
Art is extra important during times of turbulence because it provides escapism, fosters empathy and broadens our horizons.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky May 31, 2017
Help Chuck help a friend fight cancer.
News by Raine Winters July 7, 2016
Children’s authors are sometimes responsible for the best art.
Column by Christopher Shultz
Some visual writing prompts speak, and some of them scream.
News by Raine Winters December 1, 2015
Photography and words meet.
News by Peter Derk November 30, 2015
Wanna see the true horror behind your words rendered in 3D? WordsEye is the app for you.
News by Raine Winters November 11, 2015
Because that’s not an exorbitant price tag at all.
Review by Leah Dearborn
In 2004, a young man discovers a painting that appears to have been created by his ex-girlfriend. The problem is that his ex-girlfriend is in her twenties, and said painting is dated to 1959.
News by Raine Winters June 9, 2015
The Queen of Hearts has got nothing on these masterpieces!
News by Raine Winters
The art installation will definitely be a book lover’s dream.
News by Raine Winters March 16, 2015
The project is aptly titled “Weapon of Mass Instruction.”
News by Peter Derk September 5, 2014
Margaret Atwood's newest manuscript will be published 100 years from now as part of the Future Library Project.
Column by Robert Bieselin May 14, 2014
The history of book cover design — now with fencing, fighting, torture, revenge and plenty of delicious tacos!
News by Peter Derk April 23, 2014
Pew study shows 51% of Americans believe that within 50 years machines will create art indistinguishable from human-created art.
News by Sean May
Artist Stefanie Rocknak is creating an impressively badass statue of Edgar Allan Poe to display in Boston, Poe's place of birth.
Column by Robert Bieselin
Everyone knows you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover. What this column presupposes is, maybe you should?
Review by Christopher Shultz
In the late sixties/early seventies, a wave of media rebels challenged the censors with realistic scenes of sex. This is their story.
Column by Leah Rhyne December 26, 2013
A freelance career is all about saying "yes." How taking some chances can have unexpected payoffs.
Column by Brandon Tietz March 28, 2013
In this installment we'll examine the hardships of not meeting your deadline, how to stay relevant while you write, and promoting when you have nothing to promote.