What am I supposed to do with autofiction? Where is it shelved, literally and mentally? Is it memoir or fiction? Pick a lane.
Labeling #OwnVoices LGBTQ books addressed a reader problem, but it introduced an author problem. Where do we go now?
Books teach empathy, but racist kids' books can teach prejudice and stereotypes. Here's why children's books should be selected mindfully.
What is it about poetry that makes it so intimidating or off-putting to some readers? This English prof has some thoughts on hating poetry.
If you want to try a 24 hour readathon, here are 5 readathon mistakes to avoid to have the best marathon reading experience!
Arsenal Pulp Press is an indie publisher that focuses on queer and BIPOC books. Here are 14 titles to get you started reading their backlog!
SFF books can be intimidating for new readers. I propose a 5 finger rule for SFF authors: no more than 5 world-specific words per page.
We need more queer books of every kind. The problem was never the existence of queer unhappy endings, it was that there was no alternative.
Why prolong existence in these strange circumstances, even just mentally? Will people still want to read pandemic books in the future?
It's easy to be nostalgic about Scholastic Book Fairs, but for poor kids and underfunded communities, school book fairs look very different.