In each edition of Blurbed, Columbia Journal's columns editor, Adin Dobkin, pulls pieces from his reading list and the thoughts of other Journal editors.
Until Mother's Day of 2018, Luis Montenegro took part in the Nicaraguan Protests. In his poetry, the doctor examines the ongoing unrest.
Hello and welcome to the new (and possibly improved?) Blurbed. Each month, columns editor Adin Dobkin gives recommendations from his reading list, as well as...
You can have a great character, but if they’re not interacting with other people in a dynamic way, the story’s not going to light up.
At the Brooklyn Museum's Do Ho Suh’s "The Perfect Home II" with the literary salon, "Go Home!" the concept of a living space expanded.
The Rumpus' Marisa Siegel talks about shining a light on stories that build bridges, tear down walls, and speak truth to power.
Growing up, Megan Sungyoon found the unconventional structure of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée mirrored her own experience learning English.
Jon Voight made Midnight Cowboy famous, but to get the most from Joe Buck's story, you have to read the book by James Leo Herlihy.
Twelve forthcoming releases that have our non-fiction loving hearts all aflutter, from works by icons like Toni Morrison to rising stars like Jia Tolentino.
Canon Fodder is a series of essays about the books writers hold close in their lives--and why those books deserve a second read.
Sarah Cantin, an executive editor at St. Martin's Press, offers advice on manuscripts, agents, and explains what the job of an editor really looks like.
Taco Bell is shit. I know this. It’s not Mexican food, Tex-Mex, or some other hyphenated equivalent. It’s mass-marketed meat product. It’s baby food that’s...