I’m driven by oh-so-close failure. To get near to your goal—whatever that is—to see it up close: it can make you want it even more, can spur you to take more risks. Art needs risk.
by Juhi Singhal Karan
Is a graphic novel a piece of art or does it belong to the realm of literature? Or it is something else entirely? . . . This month we bring to you five bloomers who choose to tell their stories through this particular medium.
by Vicraj Gill
Lee Monks of literary blog The Mookse and the Gripes describes Gardam as “a pretty much unanimously revered writer” that he “had yet to read a word of” before he picked up the recently released The Stories of Jane Gardam.
by Sangeeta Mehta
She started writing her novel that night. And it was at night—specifically in the middle of the night—that she would continue to write.
by Lisa Peet
From Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn” to Nat King Cole’s “Mona Lisa,” the best art about art is born out of passion for the original. But what happens when the work in question is too wonderful for words? How might a writer go about describing the indescribable—a painting, for instance—so moving, so sexy, so game-changing as to defy the vocabulary of formal analysis?
Maybe he doesn’t.