The Rising Price of Everything and What it Means for Publishing

Column by Leah Dearborn
Inflation has been a key term in the year 2022, with extremely high rates across many consumer categories. What are some of the impacts on the near term future of the written word?

10 Great First Lines Analyzed

Column by Kleopatra Olympiou August 5, 2022
A first line is a moment of orientation: the reader opening their eyes into the story.

Reflections on the Difficulties and Influence of Joyce

Column by Joshua Isard February 1, 2019
One writer's account of appreciating the good and the bad of James Joyce.

The Sinful Virtues of Marginalia and Highlighting in Books

Column by David Cranmer June 19, 2018
David Cranmer makes a case for why it's acceptable to underline, highlight, and write in the margins of your books.

When it's Okay to be Uncertain

Column by Brian Allen Carr May 1, 2018
A look at when uncertainty can make fiction stronger.

James Joyce Loved Trieste, As Do I

Column by Karis Rogerson February 2, 2018
A look at James Joyce's history with Trieste, a city of inspiration.

How a Close Reading of 'Catch-22' Recreates the College Classroom

Column by Bart Bishop August 17, 2017
A look how at the Twayne's Masterwork Studies Book Series, specifically an entry on "Catch-22", simulates the college classroom experience.
Rare James Joyce Letters Sell for Big Bucks

Rare James Joyce Letters Sell for Big Bucks

News by Raine Winters August 28, 2015
The found notes sold for 10 times the guide price on the U.S. market.

Post-Mortem: Exploring 'Finnegans Wake'

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop
Exploring 'Finnegans Wake' over a period of two weeks.
Gaming Provides A New Way To Not Get 'Ulysses'

Gaming Provides A New Way To Not Get 'Ulysses'

News by Peter Derk August 11, 2014
A crowdfunded campaign seeks to create a virtual reality 'Ulysses' game.

UPDATED WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: June Edition

Column by Taylor Houston June 30, 2014
Win James Neal Harvey's latest and celebrate 100 years of Joyce.

Culling the Classics: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Column by Brian McGackin March 26, 2014
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.

Drunk Dubliners and Other Irish Writers Worth Reading

Column by Rob Blair Young March 17, 2014
Happy St. Paddy's Day! I take you through Irish literary history and show off some of the best writers from the Emerald Isle.
Martin Starr Reads James Joyce's Filthy Love Letter

Martin Starr Reads James Joyce's Absolutely Filthy Love Letter

News by Sean May
The Freaks and Geeks actor reads us a selection from the Ulysses author's private love letters, which are probably far dirtier than you could have imagined.
Bank of Ireland Mints 10,000 Coins Misquoting Joyce's 'Ulysses'

Bank of Ireland Mints 10,000 Coins Misquoting Joyce's 'Ulysses'

News by Dean Fetzer April 12, 2013
A new commemorative €10 coin issued by Ireland's central bank to commemorate James Joyce's 'modernist masterpiece' includes a quote which is incorrect.
"The Cats of Copenhagen" by James Joyce

Lost James Joyce Children’s Book Gets Published, Controversy Ensues

News by Christopher Shultz November 6, 2012
The celebrated Irish author finds new life in an illustrated fable for kids.
The Literary Middle Finger: Coelho V. Joyce

The Literary Middle Finger: Coelho V. Joyce

News by Dave Reuss August 8, 2012
The Brazilian writer lambasts Joyce's "Ulysses," claiming "there's nothing there." Burn.

The Blagger's Guide to James Joyce

Column by Cath Murphy June 19, 2012
For most people, reading Joyce is about as enjoyable as gnawing your way through a concrete post. Sound like an expert without having to turn a page of the dreaded 'Finnegans Wake.'
Bloomsday Device: Celebrating The 90th Anniversary Of Ulysses

Bloomsday Device: Celebrating The 90th Anniversary Of Ulysses

News by Dave Reuss June 15, 2012
How will you be celebrating James Joyce's Ulysses tomorrow?
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National Library of Ireland, Joyce Scholar Clash Over Copyright Vagueness

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen April 17, 2012
An unclear portion of Ireland's copyright law is keeping some early James Joyce manuscripts in limbo--and away from the public--as one thorny scholar and the National Library wrestle for rights.

They Do Not Move: Why Boredom is No Excuse

Column by Jack Joslin February 23, 2012
Can boredom be a useful part of reading?