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  1. On Being A Tugboat

    Kirsten Voris reflects on reaching an important milestone: writing every day for an entire year. “Tugboats are slow, and their pace is steady, no matter what they’re pulling along behind them. I’m slow and it’s okay. It’s all going to be okay. I can do this.

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  2. The Point

    The Point, a magazine which takes its name from Promontory Point, a rocky outcropping on Chicago’s South Side, publishes philosophical writing on everyday life and culture three times a year in print and continuously online.

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  3. Alia Volz

    Alia Volz is the author of the memoir Home Baked, My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco. In the book, Alia recounts her parents’ underground pot brownie business at the onset of the AIDS epidemic.

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  4. Robin DiAngelo

    For over 20 years Robin DiAngelo has been a consultant, educator and facilitator on issues of racial and social justice. She is the author of several books, including White Fragility. 

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  5. Barton Gellman

    Check out the personal site of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Barton Gellman, most recently the author of Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State.

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  6. A Ramadan Story: From Blogging to Books

    Reem Farqui used her website to help her publish her first book.

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  7. World Book Day

    World Book Day is a charity funded by publishers and booksellers in the UK and Ireland whose mission is to give every child a book of their own. Its website is a space to celebrate authors and illustrators, as well as reading for all ages.

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  8. A Journal of the Plague Year

    “I have always used writing to process my experiences and ideas. As a result, it seems natural, as the pace of life slows and more of us are confined to our homes, to use words to explore the shifts that this period will bring.” Ann Morgan launches a new blog to chronicle this time of […]

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  9. A literary explorer’s guide to blogging

    Starting a new blog in the wake of coronavirus? Ann Morgan, the writer behind the successful blog “A Year of Reading the World,” offers her best tips in this guide to blogging.

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  10. Pigeon Presents: Illustrator Mo Willems

    Pigeon Presents is the website of Mo Willems, a best-selling and award-winning author and illustrator. He has gained recognition recently for his “Lunch Doodles” sessions on YouTube, where he (virtually) invites kids — who are currently stuck at home — into his studio to draw with him.

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  11. John J. Lennon — Prison Journalist

    John J. Lennon is currently serving a sentence of 28-years-to-life at Sing Sing prison. He is a contributing editor for Esquire Magazine, a contributing writer for The Marshall Project, and the host for the podcast This is a Collect Call from Sing Sing.

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  12. Tor/Forge Blog

    Check out excerpts, reviews, and author features at the official Tor/Forge blog — an award-winning publisher of science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal romance, mystery, thrillers, and more.

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  13. The Vale Magazine

    A keen cultural observer desperate to see and experience the beauties of the world, Katerina Papathanasiou publishes “The Vale Magazine,” an online news publication that scours the world for the best travel destinations, cultural events, and life stories.

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  14. Whatever Happened to ______ ?

    “Being a mother, a woman, a wife and a writer is different from being a writer-writer. It’s possibly more precarious.” This Longreads essay by an anonymous writer — which has gone viral — is about the struggle to write as a woman, a mother, and as the wife of another writer who is jealous of […]

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  15. Which Comics Should You Read in 2020? Here Are Some Ideas.

    Comics and graphic-novels fans, rejoice! At The Drunken Odyssey, Drew Barth recommends some of the most anticipated titles of 2020 — the ones that will set the tone for an entire decade of visual storytelling.

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    Cover of Umma's Table by Yeon-Sik Hong