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Best of the Web 02/20/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

Rachel Sanders from Buzzfeed put together a collection of essays that talk about the immigrant experience and share what it takes, and means, to uproot your life and begin again in a different country. 

"Essays About the Immigrant Experience

February 21, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 02/14/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

As the push for diversity in fiction begins changing the publishing ecosystem, we begin to see an emergence of sensitivity readers who have an increased sense of social conscience that help elevate stories that richly reflect the variety of human experience. 

February 14, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 01/16/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

In this Buzzfeed essay on her years as a publicist, Emily Gould reflects on the difficulty women face in the workplace, and how they are still struggling to break free from personality stereotypes, especially as authors. 

January 16, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 01/09/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

Are you looking for something different to read this January? Check out this list of small press books recommendations from Book Riot.

"9 Small Press Books to Read in January 2017"

January 9, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 12/19/16

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

With the end of the year comes the end-of-year book lists. Find new recommendations on this one from Literary Hub, including former Muse presenter Garth Greenwell. (This is why your holiday wishlist keeps getting longer.)

December 19, 2016 | GrubWrites

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