bell hooks

“The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is – it’s to imagine what is possible.” bell hooks died of kidney failure on December 15, 2021 at age 69. She was a seminal author in the field of intersectional feminism, with groundbreaking writing on the...

Jason Mott

“But the words we say never seem to live up to the ones inside our head.” Jason Mott won the 2021 National Book Awards prize for Fiction for his novel Hell of a Book.

Abdulrazak Gurnah

“Writing [came] out of the situation that I was in, which was poverty, homesickness, being unskilled, uneducated. So out of that misery you begin to write things down. It wasn’t like: I’m writing a novel. But this kept growing, this stuff. Then it started to become...
Quote of the Week | Stephen King

Quote of the Week | Stephen King

Stephen King, an American writer of horror, is known by some as “The King of Horror.” His most popular works are IT, The Green Mile, and Misery. “Making people believe the unbelievable is no trick; it’s work. … Belief and reader absorption come in the...