After a discreet tug-of-war with the playwright’s estate and Yale, the University of Texas has acquired the papers, including an “Aladdin’s cave” of unpublished material.
Category Archives: Writing and Writers
Jesmyn Ward’s novel is our first pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This.”
Mr. Appelfeld, a survivor himself, made the plight of Jews during World War II his great subject, but in stories told obliquely, from a seemingly naïve viewpoint.
Mr. Meyers faces a challenge: look for humorous but appropriate ways to talk about a year in which the entertainment industry was roiled by sexual misconduct scandals.
A writing workshop in Brooklyn helps caregivers explore their role in children’s lives by writing fables.
Ms. Woodson, a best-selling children’s book author, will travel the country, speaking to kids in schools, libraries, juvenile detention centers and other underserved areas.
Jacqueline Jones discusses her new biography of Lucy Parsons, a woman born into slavery who became an outspoken advocate for the working classes.
How the monologuist inspired a best-selling paint. A dog is also involved.
A new class of editors is quietly reshaping children’s literature, vetting books for cultural and racial stereotypes before they reach readers.
Video games are facing a fight for attention. So game studios are turning to film and television writers to help craft narratives for their titles.