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Join us at the Brooklyn Book Festival Kick-Off!

Raise a glass as the Brooklyn Book Festival kicks off at Pioneer Works on Monday, September 10

Aug 28, 2018
Come Intern With Us in Portland!

You’ll get to work with our Portland Dream Team.

May 09, 2018
Intern with us in New York City!

We’re hiring two interns for winter/spring 2018.

Nov 07, 2017
TinyLetter of the Month: Nour Naas, “Absence”

“to hear the arabic phrases i haven’t heard since mama died, and to remember so much from them. to feel loved because i feel seen.”

Nov 02, 2017
The Literary Pet of the Month is Gretel

My husband liked her because her ears looked like Yoda’s.

Oct 17, 2017
TinyLetter of the Month: Carrie Frye, “Lit Me Up”

“Hoping if these days feel dark to you (as they often do to me), there are also sparks and blazes and fragments of light to stay with you.”

Oct 05, 2017
Marcia Butler’s Creative Imperative

“There are so many ways to tell any story, just as there are thousands of ways to play a Mozart melody.”

Sep 27, 2017
NYC: Hope to see you at the Soft Skull party this Sunday at The Kitchen!

Soft Skull is hosting five of our authors for a free evening of readings, drinks, music, and revelry!

TinyLetter of the Month: Maud Newton, “Notes from the Child of a White Supremacist”

“My father is the first thing I think about when I consider the importance of not being silent.”

Sep 07, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Crystal Hana Kim

“Preserving a child’s viewpoint while attending to the adult reader seemed like a fun challenge.”

Aug 18, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Grace Oluseyi

“The story had always been about two halves of a couple using each other to get what they want.”

Aug 09, 2017
TinyLetter of the Month: Jamila Osman, “Notes from Ramallah”

“Writing these letters is my way of laying siege to the silences that I have learned to harbor.”

Aug 08, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Ben Shattuck

“I like to think of the people I personally know placed in deep history.”

Aug 07, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Angela Ajayi

“I wrote almost euphorically, allowing my memories, my knowledge, and my imagination to meld endlessly, freely.”

Aug 04, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Emily Chammah

“Writing can be a lonely endeavor, and it is wonderful to now be connected to these other emerging writers.”

Aug 02, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Samuel Clare Knights

“I wanted to write about the experience of my first language, about learning how to ask through hands before words.”

Jul 28, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Jim Cole

“A story comes to me like a match and I’ll write the first draft frantically until it burns out.”

Jul 25, 2017
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Amber Caron

“I was fascinated by the isolation of musher life, and the loneliness that often accompanies it.”

Jul 19, 2017
Break Out the Accordions: DIRT ROAD is here!

James Kelman’s new novel is on sale today, and we have the perfect music to go along with it.

Jul 11, 2017