Coming into Language is Jimmy Santiago Baca’s moving essay on self-created literacy, the emergence from struggle of a writer’s passion and voice, posted to PEN American Center.

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens, in Scientific American.

Libraries, librarians, authors & publishers participate in SXSW 2014 in Austin TX this week.

Atalissa, Iowa: another case of contemporary American servitude.

Teju Cole’s refreshing opinions on literature and life, in the NY Times Sunday Book Review.

Harlequin Creature is “a journal of poetry and prose that is hand-typed at typing bees by a circle of friends and volunteers from Los Angeles to Ann Arbor to New York. Copies are hand-bound and numbered…”

with love,