People often say to me, “You’re a writer? How lucky.” There was little luck involved, unless working constantly is luck.
Lauren Wilkinson talks about making writing a habit, why she runs errands when she's stuck, and protecting time for your writing.
Jericho Brown discusses his (lack of) writing desk, the books that inspire him as a writer, and the one thing that makes writers better.
Join us for an evening of readings from Columbia Journal editors and advisors at KGB Bar on October 30.
Olivia Laing discusses the spaces she works, the one skill that writers need, and the writers she returns to again and again.
Ada Limón discusses how self-reliance makes you a better writer, silencing outside influences to prevent mimicry, and "the gathering time."
Sara Nović on the importance of "non-writing,"why writers need to cultivate curiosity, and why she washes the dishes when she's stuck.