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Marie-Helene Bertino: The Dough Will Tell You When It’s Dough

Marie-Helene Bertino: The Dough Will Tell You When It’s Dough

Talking the difference between writing novels and short stories, Hollywood, and secret pizza recipes with the author of 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas.

Posted by × September 15, 2014 ×

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Montana Myths: Malcolm Brooks

Montana Myths: Malcolm Brooks

The author of Painted Horses on his high metabolism, learning from elders, and subverting myths of the American West.

Posted by × August 13, 2014 ×

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Up All Night: 20 Fall Picks from Discover Great New Writers

Up All Night: 20 Fall Picks from Discover Great New Writers

Introducing the season’s most exciting new voices fiction and nonfiction — and a look at how they were chosen.

Posted by × August 7, 2014 ×

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The Strangest Sort of Surgery: Mira Jacob

The Strangest Sort of Surgery: Mira Jacob

We love Mira Jacob’s debut novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. Dazzling and irreverent, witty and profound, this is a family saga of the most engaging kind: heartbreaking, hopeful, and alive on the page — which is why we had to […]

Posted by × July 9, 2014 ×

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Of Marriage and Mistresses: Ted Thompson & Maggie Shipstead

Of Marriage and Mistresses: Ted Thompson & Maggie Shipstead

Maggie Shipstead and Ted Thompson traverse similar terrain in their sharp-eyed novels, balancing the darkly comic with poignant insight, through characters unprepared — and unwilling — for their own, bred-in-the-bone ideas of home and self to slip and shift. Family […]

Posted by × July 4, 2014 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Death and Maslow

Death and Maslow

”Ruby Bell was a constant reminder of what could befall a woman whose shoe heels got too high.” Cynthia Bond had our attention in the Discover Great New Writers reading room from the first line of her haunting debut novel, […]

Posted by × July 3, 2014 ×

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Bumblebees in the Balance

Bumblebees in the Balance

What’s the buzz? A lively conservationist explains the beauty – and necessity – of our black-and-gold companions.

Posted by × June 25, 2014 ×

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The Golden Bowl Cracks: Laura McBride and Eleanor Brown

The Golden Bowl Cracks: Laura McBride and Eleanor Brown

What’s the line between a writer’s life and a writer’s truth?  Two novelists pursue the “$64,000 question.”

Posted by × June 18, 2014 ×

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Write Your Biggest Idea: Smith Henderson and Phillip Meyer

Write Your Biggest Idea: Smith Henderson and Phillip Meyer

Two of today’s best young writers – and sometime collaborators – on ambition, the separation anxiety of finishing a novel, and American history’s dangerous frontiers.

Posted by × June 6, 2014 ×

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Writing Towards Surprise: Bret Anthony Johnston and Jennifer duBois

Writing Towards Surprise: Bret Anthony Johnston and Jennifer duBois

Two young novelists on alligators, MFAs, and the dangers of confusing fiction with fact.

Posted by × May 20, 2014 ×

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Jo Baker & Evie Wyld: Stepping Out of the Story

Jo Baker & Evie Wyld: Stepping Out of the Story

Two novelists on the obsessions that give birth to fiction.

Posted by × May 13, 2014 ×

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A Shared Wilderness: Benjamin and Jennifer Percy

A Shared Wilderness: Benjamin and Jennifer Percy

Sibling authors Jennifer and Benjamin Percy of the Discover Great New Writers program on terror’s infection and the power of research.

Posted by × April 25, 2014 ×

IN THE MARGIN

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Kenneth Calhoun and Lysley Tenorio in Conversation

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Kenneth Calhoun and Lysley Tenorio in Conversation

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

Posted by × April 22, 2014 ×

IN THE MARGIN

The 2013 Discover Award Winners

The 2013 Discover Award Winners

Anthony Marra and Justin St. Germain are the winners of the 2013 Discover Great New Writers awards.

Posted by × March 5, 2014 ×

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"I Love to Travel Alone": Molly Antopol and Justin St. Germain on Writing to their Environment

"I Love to Travel Alone": Molly Antopol and Justin St. Germain on Writing to their Environment

Two new works of personal and public history from young writers share a powerful sense of place.

Posted by × February 10, 2014 ×