President Lyndon B. Johnson and Robert F. Kennedy Campaigning in New York, 1964; photo by Cecil W. Stoughton; Public Domain

How I Became a First-Person Journalist

Mar 21, 2016

TW Column by Martha Nichols

In literary circles, nonfiction writing is often called everything but journalism.

Media Debate, First Person, Journalism | Read More

Sex and the Young Reader

Oct 26, 2015

Theme Essay by Karen J. Ohlson

Should parents ever censor what their kids read?

Media Debate, Sex, Children's Lit | Read More

Kate Chopin Corrupts the Young Person

Oct 12, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

Chopin set out to write what was then YA literature, but even her earliest stories have peculiar twists.

Authors, Nothing but the Toth, Children's Lit | Read More

A Golden Age for Young Adult Books

Sep 21, 2015

Theme Essay by Stephen Roxburgh

It’s no surprise to me that YA readers still prefer print.

Media Debate, Children's Lit | Read More

How Hollywood Screws up YA Books

Sep 21, 2015

Theme Essay for John Michael Bell

Even Meryl Streep, as Chief Elder, has little to do but grimace.

Screen Time, Children's Lit | Read More