Vietnam War Author Tim O’Brien Reveals The Wounds And Victories Of Fatherhood In New Book

“That kid taught me something really important about otherness and empathy,” author Tim O’Brien says of his son Timmy. Author Tim O’Brien’s is best known for writing the book, “The Things They Carried ,” a historical novel

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share the 2019 Booker Prize

Breaking the Booker Prize rules, the judges have split the prize between two authors. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo were both named winners of the 2019 Booker Prize tonight in London. Atwood won for “The Testaments,” her

Kate Braverman, whose poetry and prose captured a dark Los Angeles, dies in Santa Fe

Kate Braverman, a longtime Los Angeles author, has died in Santa Fe, N.M. (Los Angeles Times) Kate Braverman , a poet, novelist and short-story writer whose work was fueled by a sprawling Los Angeles, has died. She

Transitioning from postdoc researcher to gig-economy scientist

‘Gig’ work, facilitated by app-based services like Deliveroo and Uber, is predicted by experts to move into other working environments in the future.Credit: KristinaBlokhin/Alamy Last year, I finished one of Australia’s most prestigious postdoctoral research fellowships, worth

Writer Cyrus Grace Dunham Shows How Messy Gender Can Be

A Year Without A Name is Cyrus Grace Dunham’s debut memoir. This interview was conducted as part of the interview series, LGBTQ&A , a weekly podcast that documents modern queer and trans history. Cyrus Grace Dunham has

Writing From Real Life, in All Its Excruciating Detail

David B. Torch for The New York Times OSLO — One year after the publication of her novel “ Will and Testament ,” the Norwegian author Vigdis Hjorth was at home with her two daughters when she

How the internet has changed the way we write — and speak

To talk about how we communicate is often to complain about it. There are too many emails, too many texts and too many social media posts. Some are hateful, others merely annoying; yet, to our dismay, we

Bean embraces the written word on a thoughtful, creative Disenchantment

TV Reviews Considering there are only three episodes left in the season, “In Her Own Write” predictably returns to the Dagmar well. The specter of her mother haunts Bean’s dreams and plagues Zøg’s mind to the point

Find your writing muse at Bossier libraries

Skip to main content Today, I’m excited to feature a few special programs that our Bossier Parish Library branches have organized. What are these special programs all about? Getting your creative juices flowing. In writing, that is.

Do you feel invisible? Write and you may be seen

Photo provided by John W. Fountain John Fountain, seen here speaking at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies at Northeastern Illinois University, will lead a community writing workshop series at the center beginning Sept.