“Young black fiction writers in the U.S. often face a strange obstacle as they try to figure out who they are — it’s called American literature.”
The author of How to Be a Woman and How to Build a Girl shares her opinion on everything from contemporary feminism to the Internet.
By someone other than Biggie. Because apparently, it is possible.
Dear Diary, can’t talk, gotta go, bye.
“I just sold my book for one million billion dollars, so consider this my two weeks’ notice.”
10,000 words in a weekend? No problem!
It wasn’t easy, or cheap.
As told by authors Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler.
Award-winning journalist Jonny Steinberg on the man who inspired him to write his new book, A Man of Good Hope, as well as return to his home country.
“Give left-handers some love!”
Can you take a yearlong diverse books challenge?
“Stare at blank screen, try not to cry.”
“You must catch, with your bare hands, the smallest of the crows.”
Murakami is here for you.
Exploring subjects from skateboarding to Sylvia Plath, and attempting to write your first novel to jumping into the sea, these are some of our favorite essays we published this year. *Ranked in no particular order*
Fresh off of an MLS Cup win and the release of his new book Coming Out to Play, the soccer star visited BuzzFeed to talk fashion, ping-pong, and more!
“If Vonnegut could see through myths about war, why couldn’t he transcend myths about sexual violence?”
All fathers are fictional.
John Darnielle, author of Wolf in White Van and lead singer of The Mountain Goats, on finding inspiration in his inbox.
The first rule of desk club is make your own goddamn desk.
The British author died today aged 94. Here are some words to remember her by.
The author of over 20 books, including An Unsuitable Job for a Woman and Children of Men, died peacefully this morning.
“I’d like the white space more if there was more stuff in it.” Clients From Hell has compiled stories about all the worst clients in the world. Here are some of the best.
How learning about death changed everything.
I hear handstands get the blood flowing to your brain.
Adam Mansbach, author of Go the Fuck to Sleep and You Have To Fucking Eat, on writing children’s books for adults and making time for his own daughter.