This menu will satisfy the palates of those craving a taste of the writer’s life.
Marching Through a Novel
A heavy starter, this trued-but-true classic by John Updike captures the deep connection between writers and their creations.
Served at The Writer’s Almanac
Writers and Lovers
An intriguing blend of drama, comedy, and romance, this novel by Lily King is easy to digest. You’ll find yourself charmed by the narrator, Casey Peabody, a writer who bares her soul to the reader (as writers are wont to do).
Takeout Orders Available at 2 Dandelions Bookshop, an indie store in Brighton, Michigan
RE: [YOUR SUBMISSION] (spoiler alert, the news is bad)
This creative dish of erasure poems by R. L. Maizes is just the lightness you need to round out your reading meal.
Served at Electric Literature
Suggested Word Pairings
Sip and savor these words as you feast on the main reading course.
“In order to write about life first you must live it.”Ernest Hemingway
“If you intend to write as truthfully as you can, your days as a member of polite society are numbered.”Stephen King
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