By Jenny Torres Sanchez 5 min read
Jenny Torres Sanchez, author of The Fall of Innocence, reflects on the tendency to look away from tragedy in the light of Emma Gonzalez.
By Signature 12 min read
Twenty-one authors reflect on why literature is such a powerful tool when it comes to hope, what book they turn to when in need of hope, and more.
By Meghan McCullough 8 min read
Is hope worth having? Our answer: a resounding yes. Let us prove it to you with the words of Barack Obama, Emily Dickinson, John Green, and Alexander Pope.
By Jennifer Chiaverini 4 min read
For our Under the Influence series, Jennifer reflects on the optimism and hope created by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetry and how it inspired her in her own writing.
By Nadine Friedman 5 min read
Author Susan Spencer-Wendel’s new memoir, “Until I say Good-Bye: My Year of Living with Joy” has inspired us to examine writers who transcend tearjerking and remind us that memoir, unlike our mortal selves, can be an immortalizing medium.