NewPages Guide to
Blogs & Daily News Sites
Here's a list of some of the blogs and sites we like. It is, as you can see, a work in progress. What we mean is: it's kind of messy. We're working on it all the time, and we'd love to hear if there are blogs you think are essential that we don't have linked yet.
NewPages Blog "The Guide to New Books, Magazines & Music along with News & Views from the Net of Interest to Booksellers, Publishers, Librarians, Writers & Readers."
Afterlights poetry, visuals
AlterNet Books *
The Artist Unleashed "a website for writers and artists written by writers and artists"
ArtsBeat Books category from the New York Times *
Beatrice books, reviews *
berfrois "Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters"
The Best American Poetry blog *
Bibliophilic Blather editing, grammar, flash fiction
Big Other "online forum of iconoclasts and upstarts focusing its lens on books, music, comics, film, video..." *
Books & Fiction "Loose leafs from the New Yorker Books Department" *
Book Patrol "A haven for book culture" *
Book Riot "Always Books, Never Boring" *
Bookdwarf books, bookselling, reviews
BookFox "focuses mainly on new literary titles." *
Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene poetry, reviews, interviews
Boston Globe - Books
Changing Lives, Changing Minds "An alternative to incarceration founded in the power of literature to transform lives." *
Chapter & Verse blog The Christian Science Monitor *
Chicago Poetry Calendar a community organized blog for all things poetry-wise in Chicago *
Chicago Reader Lit Section
Chicago Tribune Printers Row - Readers, Writers and Books *
The Conversant "Interview projects, talk poetries, embodied inquiry." *
Conversational Reading literature, news, interviews, reviews *
Critical Mass blog of the National Book Critics Circle *
Daily Beast Book Beast *
The Daily Vonnegut "Reviews, Interviews, Trivia, and all things Kurt Vonnegut"
Emerging Writers Network writing, literary magazines, reviews *
Fictionaut "A literary community for adventurous readers & writers" *
Full Stop reviews, interviews, marginalia *
GalleyCat books, bookselling, publishing *
Gloom Cupboard Literature for the Common People *
goodreports.net reviews, essays, book news
Guardian U.K. Books *
harriet a blog from the poetry foundation *
Huffington Post Books *
identity theory interviews, fiction, nonfiction, music, film, books, verse, blogs, visuals
Jacket Copy Los Angeles Times *
La Bloga Chicana, Latina, Latino, & more
Lambda Literary leader in LGBT book reviews, author interviews, opinion, news
Like Fire Commentary, criticism, recommendation, exploration, provocation, raillery, discovery.
Lit Park writing, community, interviews, questions *
Literary Kicks "Opinions, Observations and Research" *
The Literary Saloon writing, literary news, opinion *
The Literary Platform "Dedicated to showcasing projects experimenting with literature and technology."
Los Angeles Times Books
Maud Newton Blog literature, reviews, events, news *
MFA Blog *
Mike Snider's Formal Blog and Sonnetarium poetry, writing, opinion*
The Millions books, arts, and culture *
Mittenlit All about books and authors with a tie to Michigan
MobyLives books, writing, publishing, news *
Multiverse Poetry poetry, readings, news
The Mumpsimus "Displaced thoughts on misplaced literatures"
NPR Books *
Nathan Bransford literary agent
The Nervous Breakdown "Word to your mother" *
NEWSgrist art, politics, censorship
New York Times Books *
The New Yorker Books *
The New Yorker Fiction
Notes in the Margin Weblog literary news, publishing
Other People with Brad Listi "in-depth, inappropriate interviews with authors." *
The Page "Poetry, essays, language, ideas"
Page-Turner "Criticism, contention, and conversation about books that matter." From the New Yorker *
Perpetual Folly literature, writing, lit mags, opinion, review *
Pete Lit writing, news, opinion *
Poetry Daily News poetry news
Practicing Writing writing, news, submission calls, market info *
Publetariat People Who Publish *
Publishers Weekly reviews, bookselling, news *
The Quarterly Conversation "Good lit crit for good readers" *
Ragazine.cc art, information, entertainment
The Reading Experience reviews, opinion, books
Reading Under the Covers writing, publishing, news, commentary
readwritepoem (ceased May 2010)
ReadySteadyBook articles, book reviews, interviews
Reluctant Habits books, reviews, interviews, film *
Reprint books, publishing, news
The Rondeau Roundup exploration, publication of the rondeau, rondel, roundel, rondeau redouble, rondolet, triolet, and ballade
Say Something Wonderful poetry, teaching
SlushPile.net "Writing about writing"
So Many Books books, reviews, reading lists, libraries
Telegraph U.K. Books
There Are No Rules Jane Friedman (Writer's Digest)
This Space writing, books, opinion, reviews
Three Percent A resource for international literature *
Two Words blog for the Center for the Art of Translation
Utne Reader Great Writing *
Walt at Random libraries, movies, music, books, news
Washington Post book reviews, news
wood s lot art, literature, articles *
WriteBlack It's about the books
Writer Beware A publishing industry watchdog group
The Writers Circle "Process, practice, hope, and the business of writing"
American Libraries Magazine
Free Range Librarian"Daily meditations on librarianship, by K. G. Schneider"
librarian.net "a library weblog"
Library Juice "On the intersection of libraries, politics, and culture" *
Library Stuff "The library weblog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development."
LISNews "Librarian and Information Science News"
ResearchBuzz "News about search engines, databases, and other information collections."
The Shifted Librarian "Shifting Libraries at the Speed of Byte"
Allied Media Conference "using participatory media as a strategy for social justice organizing."
Alt Weeklies "brings readers the best, most insightful, thought-provoking news and features published in the 131 papers that belong to the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies"
Eat the Press from The Huffington Post
FAIR Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Journalism.org - Daily Briefing "A Digest of Media News"
Media Matters for America "dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media"
MediaChannel.org "As the media watch the world we watch the media"
On the Media from NPR
Habenicht Press Primitive Information
The ITT List - In These Times
Wikipedia In the News
Atomic Books (Baltimore, MD)
BayShore Books (Oconto, WI)
Between the Covers, Tattered Cover (Denver, CO)
Book Culture (New York, NY)
Book Soup (West Hollywood, CA)
Bookstore People Reviews of independent bookstores
The Other Day at Portrait… (Portrait of a Bookstore, Studio City, CA)
The Regulator Bookshop (Durham, NC)
Cha An Asian Literary Journal
Fence Writers Institute Blog
The Healing Muse The Healing Muse Cafe
Lilliput Review Issa's Untidy Hut
The New Quarterly the literary type *
Valparaiso Poetry Review One Poet's Notes
Willow Springs Bark
The Write Place at the Write Time Inscribing Industry