Tweak Those Boring, Stereotypical White Dude Characters

Column by Peter Derk August 21, 2019
I hate to say it in this context, but you can do better.

Everything You Need to Know About This Year's Hugo Nominees

Column by Emmanuel Nataf July 23, 2019
The Hugo Award winners will be announced in August. Here's what you need to know about the finalists.

13 Reasons Why Your Novel Sucks At Diversity

Column by Andrea J. Johnson July 22, 2019
A list of thirteen egregious offenses committed while creating diverse stories, coupled with solutions writers can adopt to approach race or any other minority status with sensitivity and respect.

Not There Yet: Diversity in Big Five Publishing

Column by Gabino Iglesias May 1, 2019
We need more diversity, and we need to fight those who tell us to stop asking for it.

Storyville: Reading Broadly to Write Better

Column by Richard Thomas
In order to write deep, layered, original fiction you MUST read broadly.

"American Girls" Taught Me That Diversity Is The Most Beautiful Thing

Column by Karis Rogerson
One writer reflects on the books that opened her eyes to the beauty of the world's diversity.

Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone

Column by Michael David Wilson
Six authors discuss reading outside of their comfort zone and the impact it's had on them.

Storyville: Adding Diversity to Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas June 8, 2017
Some tips on how to be more inclusive in your writing.

The Guide To Building Your Own 2017 Reading Challenge

Column by Peter Derk December 26, 2016
When it comes to reading lists, it's time to stop consuming and start creating. Find out how.
Announcing the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing

Announcing the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing

News by Raine Winters
Submissions will focus on “American identity in a global age.”

Embracing Diversity in YA Literature: Six Titles to Get You Started

Column by Riki Cleveland September 30, 2014
There’s never been a better time to explore young adult novels that are raising the bar with a rich and diverse cast of characters.