Literature in the Best of the Web Blog Directory


Amardeep Singh

Literature blog from an assistant professor of English at Lehigh University.

American Literary Blog

Celebrating important dates and anniversaries from 19th century American literature.

An Awfully Big Blog Adventure

News, commentary and opinion from a wide ranging group of published authors.

Animist for Spare Change

Collection of personal poetry and prose.

ANZ LitLovers List

For lovers of Australian and New Zealand literary fiction a list of the best books.

Anz Litlovers Litblog

Extensive posts on literary fiction from Australia and New Zealand.

Art & Literature

Offers a comprehensive blog that spans the universe of art and literature, including music, theatre and the visual arts.

As I Write It - A Creative Journal

Gives information and tips on keeping a journal. Includes prompts, ideas, links, and more.

Asian Classics Project

Guide to selected works of Asian literature in English translation for the general reader. Each entry offers a summary, some historical and cultural context, and a few thoughts on the book.

Backhand Stories

Creative writing blog that publishes new short stories, flash fiction, non-fiction and essays by new and unpublished writers.

Bait -A Novel Blog

Discusses the intersection of queers and Christianity and how far to go, to save someone's soul.


Author interviews, literature recommendations and musings.

Examines literary news through the perspective of freelance writer Ron Hogan. Includes extensive list to authors' blogs and other literary web sites.

The Beiderbecke Affair

Literature blog with a focus on Korean culture.

Bemsha Swing

Literature thoughts with a focus on language.

The Blog of Henry David Thoreau

Daily postings featuring the works of Henry David Thoreau.

Blogger Book Fair

Holds regular online book fair events to promote new literature.

Book Calendar

Personal blog on books, reading, librarianship, and publishing and includes reviews of books, comic books, and other written materials.

Books and Vines

Musings on classic literature, collectable books, fine wines and sundry other things that make life interesting.

Books on Huffington Post

Offering reviews, features, book news and publishing industry gossip.

Bookslut Blog

Thoughts and musings from the Bookslut editors.

Brandywine Books

News blog about books and book-related things with occasional diversions about coffee and tea. Periodic book reviews.


Brontë studies blog covering everything you could ever want to know about this 19th century literary family.

California Poet

Blog supplies information and commentary about writing, poetry, and writing programs.

Chekhov's Mistress

Long running blog focused on literature.

Conversations with Writers

Presents interviews with a wide variety of authors with a view to promoting writers, illustrators, literacy, library usage and small press publishers.

Dancing with the Beggars in my Mind

World-wide streams of consciousness, late night tales and short stories, interspersed with the odd travelogue from the 1990's onwards.

Dog Ear Diary

Book lover writes daily reviews. Features books on nature, general fiction, fantasy, and variety of nonfiction subjects.

Eagle-Eyed Editor

Humorous blog covering books, authors, writing, editing, proofreading, and social media.

The Elegant Variation

Screenwriter Mark Sarvas looks at literary life in Los Angeles.

English Literature

Information about authors and their literary works.

ESSL Children's Literature Blog

Education and Social Science Library blog commenting on children's literature.


News and information about the science fiction and fantasy literary convention.

Fifty Word Fiction

Features user submitted writing limited to fifty words or less.

Golden Rule Jones

Calendar of literary events with a focus on Chicago.

Haggard & Halloo Publications

Online and print publication based in Austin, TX., publishing creative and contemporary writing by known and unknown writers.


Commentary from where art and popular culture meet, becuase "middlebrow is not the solution".

I (Heart) Presents

Authors, editors and readers of the romance novels, Harlequin Presents series, share views on love and romance from the world’s best selling romance books.

If Flannery Had A Blog...

Critiques and commentary straight from the author.

Johnny Oops

Blog written by Johnny oops, a fiction character in a novel by the same name.


Offers a mixture of short fiction, poetry plus photography.


Literary journal with news on events and book information.

L.A. Black Book Expo News

Official blog of the Los Angeles Black Book Expo and other literary events in the Southern California area.

La Bloga

Blog supplies information about Hispanic literature, writers, news and reviews.

Languor Management

Literature blog with original poetry and book recommendations.

LDS Fiction

Latter Day Saints literature blog includes insights, reviews and suggestions about Mormon literature.

LDS Readers

Mormon book blog provides articles, analysis, assessments and recommendations on Latter Day Saints literature.

Literary Kicks

Informed commentary exploring the meaning and relevance of literature and poetry in modern life.

Literary Minded

Australian literary blog covering authors, festivals, international events, book reviews, news and commentary.

The Literary Platform

Features projects that incorporate literature and technology. Also offers consultancy service, industry news, events and competitions.

Literary Rejections on Display

Collections and commentary on real life rejection.


Tips and resources for fiction writers along with free e-books, tutorials, articles, short stories, book reviews, and poems.

The Little Professor

Literary blog for the discussion of things Victorian and academic.

Mark Athitakis' American Fiction Notes

Blogging about US novelists and short story writers.


Commentary and news about writing and books.


Writer, author and linguist Laila Lalami offers her thoughts on various books and literary news. Includes links to other literary blogs and an RSS feed to Powells bookstore events.

NewPages Blog

This blog guides you through the Alternative Media scene, including new books, magazines and music, and news and views from the Internet. Read by booksellers, publishers, librarians, writers and avid readers.

No rules. Just write.

Inspirational romance author Brenda Coulter discusses writing, life, and the writing life.

Norse Mythology Blog

Dr Karl E H Seigfried offers Norse mythology related news, opinion and interviews.

Notes from a Room

Literature, prose, poetry, quotes, and philosophy


Blog run by the books editors at with news, reviews, and interviews.


Offering opinions about entertainment and other issues, poems and short stories.

Page 55

Provides a collection of excerpts from random books. All excerpts are from page 55, the first full paragraph.

The Palace at 2:00 a.m

Literary blog from a published author.

Pen on Fire

Presents one author's views on the writing life, plus opinions on other literary happenings.

The Penguin Blog

Official blog of Penguin Books UK.

Poetic Dream

Akili Amina poet/writer journaling her poetry career.

Powell's Books Blog

Includes posts by authors, readers, critics, and booksellers.

Reader of Depressing Books

Features interviews with authors and book reviews.

Reader's Almanac

Offering commentary on American literature from the Library of America.


Provides thoughts on countless books from the reviewer and editor of ReadySteadyBook.

Recreating Eden

An eclection collection of reflectons on writing, cities, nature, politics and life by a Montreal-based writer of fiction and non-fiction, Mary Soderstrom.

Return of the Reluctant

Literature blog from Edward Champion.

The Short Story Reading Challenge

Blog provides a setting where readers can post their reading lists, recommendations, critiques and reviews of short stories.

skij's 13

A literary blog featuring original poetry, short fiction, and essays from Joshua Walker.

Blog supplies book reviews, essays, author interviews, editor information and writing tips.

Story Hack

Information on writing fiction as well as showcase of original fiction, including the online serial scifi/horror/action/adventure novel "Oasis."

Tingle Alley

Commentary on contemporary literature.

Tolkien Library

Blog for Tolkien book lovers and collectors.

VABA News Blog

Offers news for members of the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association.

Victorian Literature

Focuses on novels, poems and plays from the Victorian era.

Where There's Smoke

One author's blog devoted to reading, writing, and traveling.


Blog by an independent bookstore, Word. Delivers recommendations, reviews and assessments on books and authors.

Word Riot

Online literary magazine celebrating the best writers on the internet.

Writer's Digest Blogs

Blogs of the editors at Writer's Digest. Includes a guide to literary agents blog.

Wuthering Expectations

Focuses on 19th century literature, particularly British literature. amateurreader

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