New Hope is a fictional place but thanks to Patricia Ann McNair, it’s a place full of pain, heartbreak, faith and friendship. New Hope is the setting of The Temple of Air – the latest collection of stories from McNair.
Twitter may seem like an annoying, hyperactive, self-important and cursory way to communicate, but you have to admit, it's addictive. And lately, it has become far more than a way to share your favorite VMA performance with 500 people at once (for the record: Beyonce baby bump!).
Controlling crime is a big part of Mayor Emanuel's agenda but Eight Forty-Eight wanted to turn to someone whose job is to create it - on the page that is. Crime writer Sara Paretsky and her fictional detective protagonist, V.I. Warshawski, both call Chicago home.
Sometimes, when walking Brooklyn's streets, it doesn't feel as if its literary past is haunting. Rather, its literary soul is still alive and pulsating. Brooklyn is a world unto itself and a writer's enclave.Walt Whitman had his office at the Daily Eagle near the Fulton Ferry dock.