Native American Lit Community Warns of Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Sherman Alexie 

Prominent voices within the literary community are raising the alarm against Indigenous American author Sherman Alexie, whose semi-autobiographical novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature in 2007. Alexie is facing whisper network allegations that…

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Hidden Treasures of Charlotte Bronte

“In Memory of Charlotte Nicholls,” the plainly printed, black and white memorial card from 1855 reads. The card, which is included at the end of the Morgan Library and Museums’s exhibition, “Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will,” is almost startling to see, a simple reminder that the author of some of English…

Margaret Atwood & Others Draw Criticism for Signing a Letter Supporting a Writer Accused of Sexual Assault

Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, and a number of well-known Canadian authors have drawn the ire of the Canadian literary community after signing an open letter addressed to the University of British Columbia. The letter concerns the firing of former UBC Creative Writing chair and best-selling writer Steven Galloway…