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Read A Novel On Instagram Stories
A year ago the New York Public Library started Insta Novels: placing the full text of novels with small animations on Instagram Stories. And people are clearly enjoying it seeing as 300,000+ people have read the Insta Novels on NYPL’s account. Check it out here.
MacArthur Fellowships “Genius” Grants Winners
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of the 2019 MacArthur fellowships and congratulations to all, especially authors Lynda Barry, Valeria Luiselli, and Ocean Vuong. Click here to see all the winners, including literary scholars and a classic literature translator.
Short Story Collection By Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro–The Strain co-author and writer/director of Pan’s Labyrinth and The Shape of Water–is working on a collection of short stories for Amazon Original Stories. The 2021 releasing collection “will introduce a world of strange happenings, otherworldly horror, and dark fantasy.” So basically very much a del Toro work!