What Fiction Can Teach Journalists: A Reading List From Maurice Chammah

In 1972, Tom Wolfe famously described a handful of writerly techniques that were catching on among his peers, in what was then called the New Journalism movement. The goal was to write nonfiction as immersive and transporting as the best novels, by focusing on richly descriptive scenes, verbatim dialogue, and the internal thoughts and feelings […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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A Fiction Antiracist Reading List

The books highlighted here employ a variety of forms to unequivocally confront the injustices of slavery, Jim Crow segregation, racial bias in the workplace, wrongful conviction and imprisonment, police brutality, and the anger felt by people living under racist oppression. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Behold: A reading list for Women’s History Month (and all months).

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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

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