Emily Polson

Emily Polson is a freelance writer and publishing assistant at Simon & Schuster. Originally from central Iowa, she studied English and creative writing at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi, before moving to a small Basque village to teach English to trilingual teenagers. Now living in Brooklyn, she can often be found meandering through Prospect Park listening to a good audiobook. Twitter: @emilycpolson | https://emilycpolson.wordpress.com/

Decluttering My Digital TBR: A Goodreads TBR Purge

One reader performs an in-depth Goodreads TBR purge as part of a New Year's resolution to declutter her physical and digital life.

2018 Poem-a-Day Guest Editors Announced

The Academy of American Poets announced that twelve contemporary poets from diverse backgrounds would serve as 2018 Poem-a-Day guest editors.

Literary Tourism: On & Off the C.S. Lewis Trail in Belfast

Take a tour of the C. S. Lewis Trail in Belfast, Ireland.

An Expat Reading List (From the English Shelf of a Spanish Library)

A reader describes the books on her expat reading list from the English stacks of the library in the small Basque town where she taught English for a year.

Reading John Green’s TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN as a Nerdfighter

A fan discusses reading John Green's new book, Turtles All the Way Down, as a long-time viewer of his YouTube channel Vlogbrothers.

Dear J.K. Rowling: An Evening at the Elephant House

A reader peruses the letters left to J.K. Rowling at The Elephant House, the cafe where she wrote most of the first Harry Potter book.

A Stranger to My State: Discovering Iowa’s Bill Bryson

A reader re-discovers her home state through the work of Bill Bryson.