Cover Photo: This header art is a photograph of Jill's round kitchen table, on which sits her laptop, a glass of water and a coffee mug, and a copy of her new novel, THE DECEPTIONS. The picture is framed in a graphic polaroid drawing.
Photograph courtesy of the author

Writing in the Nooks and Crannies of the Day or Night

Writing requires solitude so that the ghosts will come unencumbered.

Perhaps the World Ends Here

Letters to a Young Novelist

Jill Bialosky is the author of five acclaimed collections of poetry, three critically acclaimed novels, and two memoirs, including History of a Suicide: My Sister’s Unfinished Life, a New York Times bestseller. Her poems and essays have appeared in The Best American Poetry; The New Yorker; The Atlantic; Harper’s Magazine; O, The Oprah Magazine; The Kenyon Review; Harvard Review; and The Paris Review, among other publications. She is executive editor and vice president at W. W. Norton & Company. Her work has been a finalist for the James Laughlin Award, the Paterson Poetry Prize, and the Books for a Better Life Awards. In 2014, she was honored by the Poetry Society of America for her distinguished contribution to poetry. She lives in New York City.