Agonia is an international interactive website
for writing and literature, formed by numerous
cultural communities and languages. It is a
platform where writers around the world publish
their works, engage in providing constructive
feedback critique oriented towards honing skills
in the writing process. The language versions of
Agonia (Romanian, French, English, Spanish,
Italian, Russian, Portuguese, German, Japanese,
Armenian) have an interconnecting facility that
enables links to the translation of any text in
another language version.
Agonia contains poetry, prose, articles, essays,
reviews, screenplay and community articles of
general interest on socio-cultural topics. Most
of these texts come along with polemics (the
comments of the members). The website also
contains a virtual library, with thousands of
texts written by classic authors.
Agonia’s editorial board members permanently
verify, proofread texts and promote texts in the
recommended reading list and upgrade the
The membership access is free of charge and
consists of creating a member account on the
Annandale Dream Gazette
With exclusive columns and author
interviews—along with constantly updated links
to the latest literary news and reviews, videos
related to the craft and business of writing,
author quotes and poetry. AuthorScoop is a
one-stop shop for both information and
Eavesdrop (and chime in) on the ongoing
conversation about the behind-the-scenes world
of books, publishing and reviewing.
Blue Hour Collective
Bench, the blog from the New Yorker books
A book club that meets once a month to discuss
a book. Unlike a regular book club, their
discussions are all done online.
Booktrust is an independent UK-wide charity
dedicated to encouraging people of all ages
and cultures to enjoy books.
blogs, a searchable database. BritBlog
diaries, literary diaries, journals
War Women. Diaries, papers, letters.
diaries of the1800s along the Western
With over 300 articles, The Diary Review is
one of the most important sources of
information about diaries anywhere on the
internet. They always refer to original
sources, provide links, and try to quote
actual diary texts. Articles include:
A Pole in America - about Julian Ursyn
Niemcewicz, a great Polish patriot and writer.
Alfred Kazin, one of the most important
American literary critics of the 20th century.
The Great Exhibition - Queen Victoria praising
Ford Madox Brown at work
Occasional posts on diaries in the news. A
database of information about celebrated and
obscure diaries from all historical periods,
with referrals to the dates the diaries cover,
where the originals are held and bibliographic
information on published versions.
An internet resource for those interested in
historical and literary diaries and diarists.
Over 300 diarists which can be accessed
alphabetically, chronologically, by
nationality, by profession and description.
Hurry is not of the Devil.Hurry is
the Devil.This site is not in a hurry.
Writings to read on an aeroplane.Meditations,
journal writings, articles, thoughts on web
an interactive diary community on the
Internet. Read about the lives of people from
around the world.
One of the most popular and influential literary
blogs in the world, by Lynne Hatwell.
Elegant Variation, by Mark Sarvas.
A selective, Twitter-based review of brief (140
characters or less) poetry and prose (including
fiction and nonfiction).
a blog from The Literary Foundation.
A popular online magazine offering coverage on
books, arts and culture.
For the person with nothing better to do.
A monthly reading and conversation with the
New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
Pierre Joris: Meanderings & mawqifs of
poetry, poetics, translations y mas.
Directory Project link directory of weblogs.
Cuts Blog. The New York Times
of books old and new; news and commentary on
book history, library culture, archives and
related subjects. Written by Jeremy Dibbell, a
Boston bibliophile and haunter of used
Piece of Monologue
A Piece of Monologue is an independent website
that examines literature, film and contemporary
issues in critical theory. The site offers a
broad selection of news, commentary, and
analysis, spanning a wide range of cultural
texts - in particular, those pertaining to
modernism, continental philosophy and the work
of Samuel Beckett.
The poetry discussion community POETREE @
Dreamwidth features content by poets, amateur
and professional, as well poetry enthusiasts.
Past weekly hosts include Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
(Velveteen Rabbi blog), Luisa A. Igloria, and
Dave Bonta, as well as a mix of artists, spoken
word performers, translators, editors, and
others. One need not be a Dreamwidth user in
order to participate; comments are open to
OpenID (http://www.dreamwidth.org/openid/) and
anonymous commentators, and guest hosts can send
content to one of the admins to post on their
Syllable Fingers is a growing analecta of
contemporary poems, quotes and literary
clippings that are shared in the hope of tapping
a smile, a frown, or a small gasp.
Poet Teddy Crispin, who lives in Paris, shares
his poetry, his ideas and thoughts about today's
world with all poetry and literature lovers, as
well as good-willed people from all over the
is Not the Six Word Novel
Where literature and art intersect, with an
emphasis on W.G. Sebald and novels with embedded
Experimental visual poetry, literary
programming, and essays on new media by the poet
Progress, by Taylor Altman.