Announcing the Deadline and Guidelines for the 2021 Big Other Book Awards!

April 10, 2021

  We are excited to announce the deadline and guidelines...

Penny Sufferings, by Peter Selgin

March 31, 2021

  The Abyss Story: “The Abyss.” A bestselling yet depthless...

Announcing the Deadline and Guidelines for the 2021 Big Other Book Awards!

April 10, 2021

  We are excited to announce the deadline and guidelines for the 2021 Big Other...

Vladimir Nabokov on Play, Curiosity, Invention, and More.

April 22, 2021

  Happy birthday, Vladimir Nabokov! Here are some quotes from his writing:   "Play! Invent the world! Invent reality!"   "Curiosity is insubordination in its...

Rikki Ducornet on Art, Life, Reading, Writing, the Imagination, and More

April 19, 2021

  Happy birthday, Big Other contributor Rikki Ducornet! 78, today! Addressing "our culture's disdain for the artist," Rikki Ducornet in my podcast with her said,...

Henry James on Art, Life, Writing, Criticism, and More.

April 15, 2021

  Happy birthday, Henry James! Here are some quotes from his writing:   "Try to be one of the people on whom nothing is lost!"...