Writing and Writers

August 19, 2017

Cultural Studies: 20 Years After Diana’s Death, a Happier Ending Imagined

In a new novel called “Imagining Diana,” readers find Princess Diana having lunch in Midtown Manhattan at Michael’s, nodding hello to Barbara Walters on her way […]
July 29, 2017

At Home With: For Jenny Allen, She and Her House ‘Were Sort of in This Together’

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass. — Not long after Jenny Allen left New York City to live full-time here, her once-sturdy farmhouse had a nervous breakdown. The pump […]
April 27, 2017

Vows: For Two Writers, the Road Not Taken Beckons Anew

Vows By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI The path that led Michael Ruhlman to Ann Hood began in 1988 at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Vermont. “I […]
March 13, 2017

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Children’s Author and Filmmaker, Dies at 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a prolific children’s book author, memoirist and public speaker who, dying of cancer, found an extraordinarily large readership this month with a column […]
December 3, 2016

Night Out: Anne Rice Finds Inspiration Amid Taxidermied Animals

Night Out By KATIE ROGERS On the eve of her latest book release, Anne Rice did not lurk online reading early reviews. She examined a set […]
November 12, 2016

Future Tense: What Is a TinyLetter? Like Ye Olde Blog, but Less Public

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE “If there’s one silver lining in this whole thing: Donald Trump has cured my Impostor Syndrome,” Maris Kreizman, the editorial director […]
August 6, 2016

Why Self-Help Guru James Altucher Only Owns 15 Things

It was around 10 a.m. on a sun-drenched summer morning, and James Altucher, perhaps the world’s least likely success guru, was packing his worldly possessions, about […]
April 15, 2016

Vows: A Love at First Sight, Seen Clearly at Last

April 15, 2016 By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI When Nancy Balbirer and Howard Morris met as drama students at New York University in 1983, they developed a […]