writing

Judith Jones didn’t just bring us Julia Child — she helped define modern American food culture

The legendary Knopf editor published authors — many women and people of color — whose books translated foreign cuisines for an American audience

How to put a lifetime of love into words

Five women on how they wrote their wedding vows — and what they chose to say

Celeste Ng called Amy Tan. We listened in.

They talked about ‘The Joy Luck Club,’ authenticity and why stories with a perfect husband never work

The season for stanzas: It’s National Poetry Month. Read a poem. Or four.

We asked four poets to write pieces inspired by spring

Notes from a miscarriage

My job as a columnist is to write about gender, but I never viewed my work so personally — not until the day after the bleeding began

‘Becoming,’ Michelle Obama’s book, could become the best-selling memoir ever

More than 10 million copies have been sold — and sales continue to skyrocket

Most people don’t understand modern-day arranged marriage. These books are here to help.

Written by women who have knowledge of the tradition, these recent novels offer a corrective to misconceptions

Anne Firor Scott, scholar who ‘helped open the floodgates’ for women’s history, dies at 97

She illuminated the misunderstood lives of the women of the American South

This line from Lady Gaga about being single helped me finish my first book

Women have often labored for their partners at the expense of their own creativity

I wrote a book about being a single mother. But I haven’t let my daughter read all of it yet.

The book holds heartbreak for her, but I know I’ll have to one day tell her