What is literature good for? Plenty — it increases our ability to “read” other people, lights up multiple parts of our brain and can even help reduce bias, says poet and creative writing teacher Beth Ann Fennelly.
This compilation of reading assigned to students everywhere will expand your horizons — and your bookshelves
Only ten percent of art-school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?
In her second TED Talk, “Success, failure and the drive to keep creating,” Elizabeth Gilbert came clean about the often unglamorous life of a writer. The one thing that never wavered: her love of the written word. Here, she shares seven books that have sustained her through it all.