NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Sloane Crosley about her memoir, "Grief is for People," which recounts mourning for her mentor and close friend after his death by suicide.
NPR's Scott Simon asks Tommy Orange about his new novel, "Wandering Stars." It is a sequel to his first, "There There," which was a Pulitzer finalist.
Hugo Awards celebrate the best in science fiction literature. Leaked emails suggest organizers of last year's show in China tampered with votes and excluded potential nominees for political reasons.
In 2021, Sante, who was assigned male at birth, was playing around with a face-altering app and she had a breakthrough. Her new memoir is I Heard Her Call My Name.(Image credit: Roy Rochlin)
A high school teacher in Houston has a library in her classroom of books she's not supposed to have, per state legislation. Students say she's helping them survive. (Story aired on ATC on 1/29/24.)
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to poet and author Omotara James about her collection which explores self-love in a Black, fat body. She is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and a Lambda literary fellow.