NewPages Guide to Literary Links
This list contains review sites, publishing news, podcasts , videos , and audio programs from literary magazines, book publishers, alternative magazines, universities, and bloggers; these include poetry readings, lectures, author interviews, academic forums, and news.
AbeBooks Online marketplace for books, fine art and collectibles
Academy of American Poets Poets.org
Aloud The Library Foundation of Los Angeles’ celebrated literary series of conversations, readings and performances at the downtown Central Library
Arts & Letters Daily Links to more than 17,000 articles, book reviews, and essays, an archive that adds up to a thinking person’s guide to the world of art and ideas.
Authors Publish "The Magazine for Creative Writers."
Babylonian & Assyrian Poetry & Literature recordings of ancient poetry in the original language
BBC World Book Club The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel
Beatrice Introducing readers to writers since 1995 (archives)
The Best American Poetry blog *
Between The Covers Today's best writers in conversation with Host David Naimon
Big Other "online forum of iconoclasts and upstarts focusing its lens on books, music, comics, film, video..."
The Big Read The NEA Big Read exposes people to new genres and ideas and challenges their current tastes in literature
Bitch Media Books Mission is to provide and encourage an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media and popular culture
Blog Critics: Books Online magazine covering the arts, culture and society.*
Book Browse Your guide to exceptional books
The Book Designer Practical Advice to Help Build Better Books
Book Riot a direct, honest, fun, and often funny source for knowing what to read and what is new in the worlds of books and comics
Bookable established and emerging writers in conversation with host Amanda Stern
Bookforum "A showcase for rigorous and elegant writing"
BookFox "focuses mainly on new literary titles."
Bookwire - Bowker guide to new books
Bookworm - KCRW Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations
Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene poetry, reviews, interviews
Button Poetry production, distribution, promotion and fundraising for performance poetry
C-SPAN Book TV Each weekend, Book TV features 48 hours of nonfiction books
Center for the Art of Translation Dedicated to finding dazzling new, overlooked, and underrepresented voices, brought into English by the best translators, and to celebrating the art of translation
The Center for Book Arts Promotes active explorations of both contemporary and traditional artistic practices related to the book as an art object
College Book Art Association Supports and promotes academic book arts education by fostering the development of its practice, teaching, scholarship and criticism
The Compulsive Reader Reviews of books by some of the hottest writers working today, exclusive author interviews, literary news and criticism
Container creating books which aren’t, in the quotidian sense, books at all as we aim to free artists from being boxed in by roles, forms, abilities, or identities
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast weekly podcast showcasing leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio hosted by Brendan O'Meara
Critical Mass blog of the National Book Critics Circle
The Daily Vonnegut "Reviews, Interviews, Trivia, and all things Kurt Vonnegut"
The Drunken Odyssey with John King weekly writing life podcast
Electric Lit We are committed to publishing work that is intelligent and unpretentious, to elevating new voices, and to examining how literature and storytelling can help illuminate social justice issues
Emerging Writers Network writing, literary magazines, reviews
Essay Daily A space for conversation about essays & essayists, contemporary and not
Fear No Lit an offbeat literary experience
Federation of BC Writers British Columbia Community of Writers
Fiction Writers Review conversations about the craft of fiction, literature, and the writing life
FiveBooks "The best books on everything"
From the Catbird Seat Poetry & Literary Blog from Library of Congress
From the Fishouse free online showcase of emerging poets reading their work (archives)
Full Stop focusing on debuts, works in translation, and small press books
Fusion Berklee College of Music's global arts magazine with featured guest artists
Girls at Library literary interviews and book recommendations by a diverse group of women with a passion for reading
Goodreads "World’s largest site for readers and book recommendations"
Grammar Girl series of five-minute grammar tips hosted by QD
H-Net Reviews Online scholarly reviews
Harriet - Poetry Foundation A literary blog about poetry and related news
How a Poem Happens Contemporary Poets Discuss the Making of Poems (archives)
House House A place in Seattle to read words, hear words, and make your own words better. We provide classes, events, and fellowships for emerging and established writers.
Huffington Post Books
Incoming Radio true stories of those in America’s military, told in their own words (archives)
Independent Book Publishers Association Mission is to lead and serve the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success
Indie It Press Independent. Connections.
IndieBound A Community of Independent Local Bookstores
IndieReader New Authors, Self-Published Books
Inpress Books UK - The Online Bookstore for Independent UK Publishers
Interesting Literature A Library of Literary Interestingness
Jacket2 articles, reviews, interviews, discussions and collaborative responses
January Magazine Book, Authors, Entertainment, More
Journal of the Month putting new literary magazines in your mailbox on a regular basis
Kelly Writers House founded by students, faculty, and staff of University of Pennsylvania hosting hundreds of public programs and projects throughout the year
The Kenyon Review Podcast interviewing a poet each month
Lambda Literary leader in LGBT book reviews, author interviews, opinion, news
Largehearted Boy A literature and music website that explores that spot in the venn diagram where the two arts overlap.
Letras Latinas Blog literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame
Letters Review dedicated to assisting writers to get published, performed, and produced
Library of Congress Poet Vision Series Webcasts & Podcasts from the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress
Library of Congress The Poet & the Poem Series poetry interviews with distinguished artists
LibraryThing Enter what you’re reading or your whole library.
Lit Hub An organizing principle in the service of literary culture, a single, trusted, daily source for all the news, ideas and richness of contemporary literary life.
Lit Up a podcast about books conducted by Angela Ledgerwood
Literary Kicks "Opinions, Observations and Research" *
The Literary Saloon writing, literary news, opinion *
The Literary Whip interviews with lit mag editors about the pieces they've rejected (archives)
Littsburgh celebrating Pittsburgh's vibrant literary scene
Litquake San Francisco's Literary Festival
Locus Online Science Ficion, Fantasy, Horror
The Loft Literary Center A nonprofit arts organization offering services for readers and writers at every level.
lyrikline an international database for experiencing the diversity of contemporary poetry
Magazines Canada - Protects and supports the interests of the Canadian consumer and business media magazine industry
McSweeney's Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency
The Missouri Review Soundbooth audio interviews
The Millions Our mission is to give our readers something interesting every day and to help them find great books to read
MobyLives books, writing, publishing, newsThe Moth "True Stories Told Live"
Motionpoems Where the best poets meet the best filmmakers.
Moving Poems The best poetry videos on the web
Mysteryrat's Maze Podcast readings of mystery short stories and novel chapters by local actors
n + 1 Book Reviews An online-only review of books and arguments about books.
National Public Radio Book section presenting authors reading & discussing new books
The Nervous Breakdown "Word to your mother"
New Letters on the Air half-hour radio companion to lit mag New Letters
The New Verse News Politically progressive poetry on current events and topical issues
New Yorker Podcasts including The Writer's Voice, Fiction Podcast, Poetry Podcast
Notebooking Daily Keeping Creativity Live-wired
The Novel Factory the Ultimate Novel Writing Software
OTHERPPL inappropriate interviews with authors hosted by Brad Listi
The Other Stories featuring emerging writers as they read a piece of fiction, before they're interviewed by Host Ilana Masad
The Page "Poetry, essays, language, ideas"
Paris Review The Daily Blog
PBS News Hour Poetry
PEN American Center The Freedom to Write
PennSound ongoing project of the University of Pennsylvania
Perpetual Folly literature, writing, lit mags, opinion, review
Pete Lit Literary pretendings, off-the-cuff insights and the occasional rant
Poem Elf A blog of poems released from books and sent out into the world.
[email protected] Events calendar that aggregates poetry-related activities on and around campus, and to provoke discussion, collaboration, and an awareness of Princeton’s current poetry community.
Poetry 180 A Poem a Day for American High Schools Hosted by Billy Collins
The Poetry Archive non-profit producing, acquiring, and preserving recordings of poets reading their work aloud
The Poetry Assessor compare your poems with a set of 150 poems by poets published in mainstream publications
Poetry Centered curated selections from the University of Arizona's voca audiovisual archives
Poetry Daily News poetry news
The Poetry Foundation Publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture.
The Poetry Question Expand the Conversation
Poets.org The Academy of American Poets
Poets House A national poetry library and literary center that invites poets and the public to step into the living tradition of poetry.Poets Weave 5-minute weekly program featuring poets reading their own poems
PR Newswire: Books Latest news about books and literature, including fiction, non-fiction, educational and children’s titles.
Practicing Writing Features opportunities and resources for fictionists, poets, and writers of creative nonfiction from Erika Dreifus.
Previews Picks (Comics)
Publishers Weekly reviews, bookselling, news
Publishing Perspectives Online business magazine that covers the trends, people, and companies shaping the global book industry.
Quill & Quire Monthly magazine of the Canadian book trade.
The Reading Experience Feature extended literary criticism, including reviews, commentary on the literary scene, reflections on literary practice, and longer critical essays.
Reluctant Habits Devoted to books, films, arts, technology, and culture.
The ReviewReview (archives)
The Rumpus We strive to be a platform for marginalized voices and writing that might not find a home elsewhere.
Selected Shorts weekly public broadcast radio of several fiction stories around a theme
The Shatzkin Files Blog from a widely-acknowledged thought leader about digital change in the book publishing industry
Shelf Awareness Publishes two newsletters, one for general readers and one for people in the book business
Six Questions For… Where editors and publishers discuss writing flash fiction, short stories, poetry, and novels.
SlushPile.net Brings you the latest in books-and-publishing news, interviews with authors and industry pros, and assorted rants and cheers about literature. (archives)
The Slowdown Podcast Every weekday, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry.
Small Press Distribution The only distributor in the country dedicated exclusively to independently published literature.
Small Press Picks recommended fiction titles from small presses
Smashwords Blog Distributor of indie ebooks
STORGY inspiring artistic collaboration and provide opportunities for creative minds
Student Press Law Center highlighting conflicts and controversies affecting the legal rights of the student press (archives)
Telegraph U.K. Books
Three Percent a place for students to present their translations and reviews with a weekly(ish) podcast hosted by Chad W. Post and Tom Roberge
Virtual Memories Show monthly podcast about books with author interviews
Washington Independent Review of Books A labor of love produced by dozens of writers and editors mostly in the Washington, DC, area who are frustrated by the disappearance of high-quality book reviews and book-review sections in major newspapers.
Washington Post book reviews, news
The Weekly Reader Author-interview radio program produced entirely by Minnesota State University, Mankato graduate students in creative writing.
Winston-Salem Writers helping writers improve their craft and realize their goals
Women Writers, Women's Books an online journal dedicated to encouraging & promoting the visibility of women writers
WOW! Women On Writing Free eZine that promotes the communication between women writers and readers.
Write the Book The Vermont podcast and radio show about writing.
Writer Beware A publishing industry watchdog group
Writers and Company The home of CBC Books, Canada Reads
X - Y - Z
Your Artsy Girl Podcast hosted by Cristina Querrer, this podcast features talks on creativity and operates as a safe place for artists and writers to learn about others' creative processes and craft (archives)
Zine Festivals and Small Press Fairs collection of zine fairs, festivals, DIY and small press related events
3 Quarks Daily We present eight to twelve interesting items from around the web each day, in the areas of science, design, literature, current affairs, art, politics, philosophy, and anything else we deem inherently fascinating, including a daily poem chosen by our poetry editor, Jim Culleny.
49 Writers Nurturing emerging and established writers in a place increasingly recognized as a home to literary excellence.
826 Valencia A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students with their writing skills.