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    August 18, 2017  By Emily Temple

    Writing Life

    Are We Different Writers When We Move From Longhand to a Screen?

    A Brief History of Panic in the Face of New Writing Technology

    August 18, 2017  By James Draney

    Criticism

    Pursuing the Artfully Naked "I": The Myth-Making of Kathy Acker

    Seeking the Iconic Status of Great Writer as Countercultural Hero

    August 18, 2017  By Chris Kraus

    Daily Fiction

    A look inside Chiara Barzini's new coming-of-age novel


    Read an excerpt from Elizabeth Day's new literary thriller, The Party


    A look inside Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès's novel, Island of Point Nemo


    Read a new story from Paul Yoon's collection, The Mountain