Jhumpa Lahiri's career should have been doomed as soon as she won the Pulitzer Prize for her first published book, the short story collection Interpreter of Maladies. But her subsequent releases have found her unmoored by the attention and expectations that met her debut effort, and
The terrifically-named Wells Tower had been writing professionally – had been published, that is – for a little under two decades before releasing his first short story collection, Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned. He'd established a reputation during this period fo
Playwright Brian Friel grew up in Northern Ireland and attended Ireland's national seminary, Saint Patrick's College. But, instead of becoming a priest, took up teaching and writing. In the late 1950s, his first radio plays aired on the BBC and he began to publish short fiction.
By the mid-1960s,
This wonderful Park Slope address offers writers what too infrequently seems available to them: space. Honoring this necessity, the Brooklyn Writers Space offers tremendous accommodations for those seeking the quiet that so often evades New York writers, and that is so often essential to their conti