Column by Gabino Iglesias March 17, 2017 (2) comments
Culturally speaking, The Land of the Rising Sun has much to offer, and their literary output is definitely something you should keep on your radar.
Column by Christopher Shultz September 19, 2016 (3) comments
Just about everyone reads 'The Great Gatsby' or 'Romeo and Juliet' in their formative years...but should they?
Column by Richard Thomas April 21, 2016 (1) comments
Here are some of my favorite recent films, and ways they can inform and inspire your writing.
News by Raine Winters
Real recipes for imaginary foods.
Column by Christine J. Schmidt November 19, 2014 (1) comments
Reading runs in the family.
Column by Robbie Blair November 17, 2014 (6) comments
This extended rant targets a great sin of academic literary criticism: the tendency to praise "great" works in a way that pre-decides the work's value and sets everyone playing emperor's new clothes.
Column by Christine J. Schmidt September 26, 2014 (23) comments
If you have been feeling too good lately, these books will bring you back down to earth.
Column by Susan DeFreitas September 24, 2014 (6) comments
Think you know what's what because you've got a fancy MFA? Think again. Sci-fi writers know things about workshops, critique, process, and craft that you probably don't—but should.
Column by Daniel Hope November 13, 2013 (39) comments
Books you'll find at the intersection of the literary and science fiction genres.
News by Dean Fetzer October 25, 2013 (11) comments
The novelist is at it again, sticking his oar in about digital media — he shared his views in a recent interview.
News by Christopher Shultz October 11, 2013 (1) comments
The Canadian author was called a "master of the contemporary short story" by the selecting committee.
Column by Erin Reel October 18, 2012 (15) comments
What literary works create a strong foundation for a writer? LitReactor instructors and esteemed literary figures Lidia Yuknavitch, Ed Sikov, Holiday Reinhorn, Suzy Vitello and Bree Ogden share.
News by Dave Reuss August 9, 2012 (12) comments
If you're gonna read about humpin', it should at least be written well.
Column by Karina Wilson June 22, 2012 (15) comments
Despite the novelty of bath salts headlines, substance-induced psychosis is nothing new. Here's the Lurid Top Ten pick of the most nerve-jangling drug addiction stories from the last 200 years
News by Dave Reuss June 20, 2012 (8) comments
A recent study suggests kids readily forget characters from literature due to the rise of TV and video game entertainment.
News by Dave Reuss June 15, 2012 (6) comments
Does the inherent constraint of a tweet foster creativity?
News by Dave Reuss May 4, 2012 (2) comments
From the Hobbit Motel to the Alice in Wonderland Rabbit House, famous fiction has helped create some stunning structures.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Here's something that doesn't suck about eReaders: it allows women to read whatever dirty, dirty literature they want, without fear of being scorned by judgmental commuters or co-workers.
Column by BH Shepherd February 17, 2012 (3) comments
As comics continue to accrue cultural currency, their occurrence in canonical conversations can only increase. These graphic novels are typically regarded as unimpeachable pinnacles of the form.
Column by John Jarzemsky January 11, 2012 (20) comments
Anyone who ever went to school has been forced to read stuff that they hated. Does the concept of a required curriculum do more harm than good?
News by Brandon Tietz December 20, 2011 (4) comments
Siri knows where to stash a dead body and how to get to the closest Trader Joe's, but does she know anything about literature?
Column by Stephen Graham Jones November 14, 2011 (18) comments
'Genre' and 'literary' isn't an either/or kind of situation, we've just been conditioned to think that way. Why not have both?
News by Brandon Tietz October 27, 2011 (13) comments
Curse words in book titles are a little bit more mainstream than you might think. Will the fad last?
News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 6, 2011 (3) comments
Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer wins 2011 Nobel Prize for literature, is more than meets the eye.