Category Archives: Authors






Virginia Woolf Black Face Prank?!

The Twelve Best Facts from a Year of Interesting Literature

Here at Interesting Literature we’re celebrating our one-year anniversary this weekend. With that in mind, we wanted to offer the twelve most interesting facts that we’ve uncovered over the last year – one for each month we’ve been up and running – and as a present for all of you who read our posts and interact with what we write. (Consider what follows an early Christmas present!) So, here goes:


1. In 1910, Virginia Woolf and her friends dressed up in costumes and donned fake beards in order to convince the Royal Navy they were a group of…




Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

by  at Brain Pickings

By popular demand, I’ve put together a reading list of all the famous advice onwriting presented here over the years, featuring words of wisdom from such masters of the craft as Kurt VonnegutSusan SontagHenry MillerStephen KingF. Scott FitzgeraldSusan OrleanErnest HemingwayZadie Smith, and more.

“Work on one thing at a time until finished.” — Henry Miller


Author Sherman Alexie Talks Young Adult Fiction And Banned Books

Sherman Alexie credit Chase Jarvis

NOVEMBER 19, 2013 | 10:00 AM
BY  at StateImpact

Alexie is the author of award-winning novels, poetry and short story collections about Indian characters living on and off modern-day reservations. His protagonists frequently share a deep, obsessive love of books and basketball.