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  • Let's Talk About Sensitivity Readers

    The COO of We Need Diverse Books argues that sensitivity readers aren’t censors.

  • A Writer and Businesswoman Work Together

    An author and speaker on helping a business leader write her book.

  • Remembering Parker Ladd

    The CEO of Literacy Partners recalls the late publishing executive's philanthropic legacy.

  • PW's Most-Read Opinion Pieces of 2017

    Thoughts on the Milo Yiannopoulos book deal kerfuffle and PW editorial director Jim Milliot's pledge to stand up to President Trump were among PW’s most-clicked opinion pieces in 2017.

  • Understanding the Past Through Fiction

    A historical novelist considers the power of made-up stories to explain history.

  • A Self-Publishing Story

    A U.K. author writes from the heart and finds publishing success through grit.

  • Falling in Love with A Second Story

    Two years ago, Janice P. Nimura published her first book, a forgotten true story of three girls who came to the U.S. from Japan in 1872. Here's how she'll do it again.

  • Judging a Book by Its Cover

    Author Terry Newman considers the importance of a good cover image.

  • Boston Is a Literary City Too

    An editor at University of Massachusetts Press asks why the successful Boston Book Festival didn’t receive more media coverage.

  • A Historian Turns to True Crime

    When it comes to writing true crime, historians should be on publishers’ radar, writes Karen L. Cox—they are, after all, consummate researchers.

  • A Bookseller Runs for Congress

    Anderson's Bookshop co-owner Becky Anderson explains why she is running for Congress in Illinois' 6th District.

  • Taking Charge of Your Book's Buzz

    A small press author makes marketing her book a part of the publishing process—and the results are encouraging.

  • For Poets, There's No Such Thing as Bad Press

    A professor recalls his relationship with John Ashbery and finding his name in the poet’s obituary.

  • Hey, Websites: Think Before You Link to Amazon

    A writer and editor asks for consideration of the indies when you click to buy that book online.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair Forever

    Foreign rights director Dorothy Hall Smyk looks back at the fair she’s attended for 25 years.

  • Even Great Writers Trip Sometimes

    A writer and cartoonist takes comfort in other writers’ debacles.

  • Can We Talk About Banned Trump Books?

    Writer and library series organizer Kit-Bacon Gressitt examines the book banning of 'Not My President: The Anthology of Dissent' (Thoughtcrime, fall 2017) in her local library.

  • The Importance of Scholarship

    Two leaders of the Association of American University Presses explain why facts matter in the Age of Alternative Facts.

  • Writers and Their Readers—And Their Feelings

    Author Chloe Benjamin considers the value of reviews and reader feedback in an age of endlessly available opinions.

  • Muslim Women Speak Out In Sabrina Mahfouz's New Book

    The Muslim Arab playwright on her anthology, which collects the stories and voices of women of Muslim heritage.

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