The Monday Post: Links for Readers and Writers

Copyright L. N. Holmes, truck, old, black and white photography, J. K. Rowling, quote
Copyright L. N. Holmes

I am continuing a series (inspired by Electric Literature) where I post important links for writers and readers on Mondays. They may be old links or new links, but they’ll be ones that I find the most interesting or helpful. If there are any particular topics you’d like to read about, please feel free to suggest them in a comment on this post.

Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer” via Time

A Great Big Guide To 2014’s Must-Read Books from Indie Presses” via Book Riot

Goodreads Voice: Book Aid International” via Goodreads

JK Rowling to share thoughts on Draco Malfoy in new writing” via The Telegraph

50 Great Dark Books for the Dark Days of Winter” via Flavorwire

The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature: Comic Artists Reimagine Beloved Childhood Classics, from Tolstoy’s Fairy Tales to Harry Potter” via Brain Pickings

Emily Dickinson birthday marathon” via The Washington Post

The Book Lover’s Countdown to Christmas” via B & N Book Blog

About Getting Good: The Many Paths to Literary Mastery” via Brevity‘s Nonfiction Blog

The Political in Poetry: Some Thoughts on White Privilege” via Snopes Blog

Featured Writings:


Ben Fountain: “In Favor of Place

Ayana Touval: “On a Dark Night


Kirstin Valdez Quade: “Kidline

Martin Cloutier: “Punishment, Inc.


Cassie Pruyn: “Lost Love Lounge

Kait Burrier: “On the Queensboro Bridge


Claudia Rankine: Citizen

M. Reed McCall: Moose Tracks on the Road to Heaven

Phil Klay: Redeployment

Previous Posts on Mondays to do with Readings and Writings:


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