NewPages Guide to Blogs
& Daily News Sites
Here's a list of some of the blogs and sites we go to on a regular basis. 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 *
ArtsBeat Books category from the New York Times *
The Bamboo Sea Writers who write about or live in China
Bat Terrier Literature and Life in Fierce, Tiny Bites. /
Beatrice books, reviews *
berfrois "Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters"
The Best American Poetry blog *
beyondwords "a blog for professional writers, editors, and designers"
Bibliophilic Blather editing, grammar, flash fiction
Big Other "online forum of iconoclasts and upstarts focusing its lens on books, music, comics, film, video..." *
The Book Bench "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." *
Bookslut Reviews, interviews, blog
Booksquare "Dissecting the publishing industry with love and skepticism." *
Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene poetry, reviews, interviews
Boston Globe - Off the Shelf *
Chamber Four "TV sucks. Read a Book." *
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 Poetry Review News About The Top Poets Of Chicagoland
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"
dumbfoundry poetry links, magazines, blogs, journals, sites, news *
The Elegant Variation literature, news, reviews
Emerging Writers Network writing, literary magazines, reviews *
Experimental Fiction / Poetry reviews, interviews, commentary
The Faster Times Books *
Fictionaut "A literary community for adventurous readers & writers" *
FiveChapters "publishes a short story in five parts each week"
Follow the Reader for those who read & recommend books.
Full Stop reviews, interviews, marginalia *
GalleyCat books, bookselling, publishing *
Ghost Word "Ethereal thoughts on books and writing" *
Gloom Cupboard Literature for the Common People *
Golden Rule Jones literature, events, writers, opinion
goodreports.net reviews, essays, book news
Guardian U.K. Books *
harriet a blog from the poetry foundation *
HER KIND a blog powered by VIDA: Women in Literary Arts
Huffington Post Books *
identity theory interviews, fiction, nonfiction, music, film, books, verse, blogs, visuals
if:book Institute for the Future of the Book
InDigest Magazine blog
Influency Salon Engaging Conversations with Contemporary Canadian Poetry
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.
Litagogo literary podcast guide, reviews, poetry *
Lit Park writing, community, interviews, questions *
Lit Scribbler The Long & Short of the Short Story
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
Luna Park literary magazines, reviews *
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 *
Mistfit Blog poetry, MisFit journal
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
Novelr "is about reading, writing and publishing Internet fiction."
Old Hag "Book Reviews, Sundries, Culture, Intelligentsia"
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 *
Paper Trail Publishing news, literary chat from BookForum *
PEN America blog *
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 *
Press Press Press Poetry, Chapbooks, Journals, Things *
Publetariat People Who Publish *
Publishers Weekly reviews, bookselling, news *
Publishing Insider books, music, movies, publishing, 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
She is Too Fond of Books ... and it has addled her brain
SlushPile.net "Writing about writing"
So Many Books books, reviews, reading lists, libraries
splinters books, reviews, opinion, news
Telegraph U.K. Books
There Are No Rules Jane Friedman (Writer's Digest)
there is no gap a blog by Karl Pohrt
Thirteen Blackbirds Poetry poetry
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 *
The Valve books, education, reviews, news
Walt at Random libraries, movies, music, books, news
Washington Post book reviews, news
The Whistling Fire poetry, fiction, nonfiction
wood s lot art, literature, articles *
The Wooden Spoon literature, culture, and life
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
Catalogablog "Library cataloging, classification, metadata, subject access and related topics."
eclectic librarian "Links, commentary, and other musings by a serialist."
Free Range Librarian"Daily meditations on librarianship, by K. G. Schneider"
Librarian In Black "Resources and discussions for the 'tech-librarians-by-default" among us...
librarian.net "a library weblog"
Library Grrrls! "arena for discussing library work issues, women's evolving roles in libraries, and general library bitching or exalting. "
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"
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"
Alternative Media Conference "using participatory media as a strategy for social justice organizing."
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
Indie publisher blogs
Habenicht Press Primitive Information
Tygerburning New England College MFA Program in Poetry
News Sites We Like
The ITT List - In These Times
Wikipedia In the News
Politics & Media