By Michael David Lukas
Day 1. Eight thousand lonely souls schmooze, discuss their craft, and attend readings.
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference starts tomorrow, with four days of literary readings, panel discussions, schmoozing, and an enormous book fair.
By Mandy Redig
The same city that brought us President Obama brought us Rod Blagojevich. Chicago is full of interesting stories.
By Matthew Shaer
"Angel at the Fence" again raises the question of the rules of memoir.
Inspiration comes from the unlikeliest of places.
A new study concludes that medical residents are dangerously overworked. But is the healthcare field willing—or able—to change?
By Jacob Silverman
The economics of writing have required some of the most celebrated authors to maintain a 9 to 5 job.
Combating the myth of urban loneliness.
By Ted Genoways
Here's one for you: "Karl Rove."
The ethics of newborn screening.