Archive for September, 2020

Readers Dozen – September

It‘s a new month, so it’s time for a new Readers Dozen challenge! This month, pick up a book of essays – funny, serious, strange, enlightening, or everything combined. Need some ideas? Here are a few lists to get you started:~~

The 10 Best Essays of the Decade – Literary Hub

50 Must-Read Contemporary Essay Collections – Book Riot

11 Essay Collections for Essay Haters – Bustle

Best Book of Essays – Goodreads


Some of our favorite essayists:

David Sedaris

James Baldwin

Christopher Buckley

Samantha Irby

Annie Dillard

Joan Didion

Maya Angelou


Don’t forget to submit your entry when you’re done. You’ll be eligible for our monthly prize, and if you complete all 12 challenges, you’ll automatically win our final prize. Entry form is here: