Writing & Ego

“Write for your audience, not for yourself,” a wizened editor told one of our writers on his first day at a newspaper. “Don’t get too clever”.Read more

State of the Humanities

Lately the media is brimming with commentary about the decline of the humanities and a loss of love for rigorous reading in our educational systems. Sure, it’s undeniable: the iPhone/Google-era is intruding upon our old reading habits. We now spend most of our time peering into screens, rather than flipping through books.Read more