Tsitsi Dangarembga, author of This Mournable Body, has won the PEN Award for Freedom of Expression. Dangarembga was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2020, and this honor recognizes the extraordinary contribution she's made beyond the literary world. Dangarembga is a filmmaker and activist as well, and...

After a long November I had a week-long residency in Door County, WI, thanks to the fine folks at Write On, Door County. The weather was strangely crisp—no snow—as if the whole place had been preserved in an icebox. That meant I had the run of...

Before the pandemic broke over us like a tidal wave and swept away any form of normalcy, Complexes dropped a new single, "Pleasure Privilege."It's got a catchy chorus, a fuzzed out riff, and relentless drums. What more could one ask for in a song?It's a...

Anna Burns has won the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman. This comes after she won the Booker Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was shortlisted for the Women's Prize.   The longlist is nominated by librarians from all across the world. The judges...