Looking for great literary websites? Maybe you want to experiment with a new genre or use podcasts in your class. Here you’ll find excellent media resources for all things literary to enhance your teaching.




They laugh a lot, and talk trash about the likes of Dickens and Austen. It is the best thing in the world, and your students will love it. So will you!

Marlon & Jake Read Dead People | Penguin Random House

Marlon & Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authors-specifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate.


These are websites worth exploring. Encourage your students to visit and use them! You’ll find new publications, reviews, and more! The Daily, a Blog from The Paris Review: The Paris Review has a blog with contemporary authors and super engaging posts. And it has a podcast! Literary Hub is a truly amazing site for fans of literature. It includes a literary gaze at current events as well as free access to fiction, poetry, author interviews, and its own podcast. It’s a great place for students to discover exciting new authors. Musings, a Blog from the Center for Black Literature: From Medgar Evers College! It includes work from students and everything from reviews to original writings. Amazing!

The Paris Review – Arts and Culture News

Saturday. July. 7:15 am Yoga. Translating Bayard’s Peut-on appliquer la littérature à la psychanalyse? from a Spanish copy of ¿Se puede aplicar la literatura al psicoanálisis? One word at a time. Speed limit, 25 mph. To Cartagena with Jamie this 22-26 September. Tonight Jamie, Josh and Ellen will come for dinner.

James Patterson Remembers the Time James Baldwin Fought Norman Mailer

My first New York literary party taught me that, like a lot of secret societies, the inner world of literary people was borderline crazy and completely overrated. That first lit party was at the home of Jay Acton, the editor who had helped me with but then rejected The Thomas Berryman Number.

Musings – Center for Black Literature

About Mission Statement What We Do About the Founder, Dr. Brenda M. Greene Staff and Affiliated Faculty Sponsors, Partners, and Supporters Testimonials Donate to CBL NBWC NBWC General Overview NBWC 2022 Program NBWC FAQ Events Events (via Eventbrite) Events (View And Download The PDF) Events (View On Google Calendar) Programs Re-Envisioning Our Lives Through Literature …


Podcasts are great teaching resources! And it helps open up the world of literature in a whole new way. The conversations are accessible, delightful, profound, surprising, and never, never boring.

Selected Shorts

Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.

Not Another Book Podcast on acast

The podcast that says what you’re thinking but too afraid to say. Every fortnight we share popular and unpopular opinions about the books you love.Hosted by PostColonialChild, BooksAndRhymes and BookShyBooksGet their reading lists here: them on Bookstagram: @NABookPodcastFollow us on Twitter: @NABookPodcast

reading women

“I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.” – Virginia Woolf If you look back over the history of literary awards, few women have received top awards. Only sixteen women have won the Nobel Prize for Literature, and only thirty-one have won the Pulitzer Prize.