If anyone ever asked you to define the word brilliant just say these words; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie!
Zane Grey called Arizona "My Beloved Arizona" and found inspiration for writing his Western novels there. He built a cabin in the Rim Country, but after a dispute in 1929 he never returned.
Edinburgh has been known as a 'City of Letters' especially from the early 18th century to the present day. From the days of the quill and the pen to the laptop era here are the leading lights.
At a time when women couldn’t vote young Nellie Bly was undaunted by the barriers placed in her path by her gender.
Since the advent of film, there have been over 20 film and TV adaptations of Charlotte Bronte's classic Jane Eyre. Here is an examination of Jane Eyre's film history and other adaptations on the stage and other media.
Cinema was considered a lesser form of entertainment when it first appeared, but some intelligent writers could see the potential it had
Having trouble with description? Here's a few helpful questions to get you get started with describing a fantasy city.
Beat generation is a literary movement that evolved during the 1940s and 1950s in America. It influenced the 1960’s political and counter-cultural movements by American youth significantly.
This essay is a biographical analysis of Jonathan Swift, his satirical poem "Elegy on the Death of a late Famous General," and the neoclassical period throughout which he lived.
A broken tree on Mt. Petit Jean, golden droplets of resin could become pure amber in centuries. There's a common myth that artists, writers and people in creative professions suffer from mental illness. Specific famous artists like Van Gogh and...
Missed seeing I Am Not Your Negro in the movie theater. Awaiting its release in May on DVD, I composed a few, anticipatory thoughts.
Here is a list of the top five Indian women writers writing in English. They are famous and internationally acclaimed writers.
Whether or not one loves or hates the writing of Ernest Hemingway is never much of a consideration regarding his stature, as his stature as one of the finest of America's writers is cemented in history. The life of Earnest Hemingway was complex, and full of danger, intrigue, and adventure, just like his writing, the man was totally unique.
Anne Sexton's poetry is unique in that it confronts mental illness head on, gives direct access to the heart and soul of a troubled mother, artist and poet. 'I hold back nothing,' she wrote. So true.