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April 17, 2017

The Writer’s Hotel

The Writer’s Hotel is a hybrid writers conference that meets each June at a floating campus between three hotels in Midtown Manhattan. TWH is unique. We work with each writer on their writing, for months before our conference. On site in NYC in June, writers attend large and small workshops, agent pitch meetings, editor lectures and genre labs.


October 25, 2016

The Writer’s Zone

On an episode of The Writer’s Zone with host Genevieve Morgan.


October 04, 2016

The Meaning Of Elena Ferrante

(Whoever She May Be)

Italian writer Elena Ferrante is in the headlines after her true identity was revealed. But we’ll look at the bigger story: How she speaks so powerfully to women’s journeys. Podcast with Elissa Schappell, and Ann Goldstein on WBUR’s “On Point.”

Click here to listen to the podcast.


August 23, 2016

Dear President

In a quest for thoughtful reflection about the future of our country, Poets & Writers invited a group of writers to share their hopes for the nation with the next president of the United States, whoever that may be.

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April 28, 2016

Elena Ferrante: Frantumaglia

Italian novelist Elena Ferrante has become a worldwide sensation with her Neapolitan novels. Ann Goldstein, Ferrante’s longtime English-language translator, joins authors Roxana Robinson and Judith Thurman to discuss the work of this enigmatic author and her collection of essays and letters, Bits and Pieces of Uncertain Origin, coming out in November.


February 07, 2016

“How Google Stole the Work of Millions of Authors”

A piece I published at the Wall Street Journal on the copyright-infringement case against Google: “Last week publishers, copyright experts and other supporters filed amicus briefs petitioning the Supreme Court to hear the copyright-infringement case against Google brought by the Authors Guild. The court’s decision will determine how and whether the rights and livelihood of writers are protected in the future.” You can read it at WSJ.COM, though it requires a subscription