1. “Housewifely Arts” by Megan Mayhew Bergman (Short story).
2. “Resolved: Writing is a Job” by Ann Patchett (Online article).
3. “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Reader” by Colin Robinson (Online article).
4. Trail: Paper Poetry by David Pelham (Children’s poetry).
5. “An Agony. As Now.” by Amiri Baraka (Poetry).
6. “A Poem for my Father” by Sonia Sanchez (Poetry).
7. Stuff from the folks in my writing workshop (Short stories).
9. “Junot Diaz and the White Gaze” by Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos (Online article).
10. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (Picture book).
11. Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers (Audiobook).
12. “Devil Girl From Mars: Why I Write Science Fiction” by Octavia E. Butler (Online speech).
13. The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos by Deborah Heiligman (Non-fiction picture book).
14. Just a Minute!: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales (Picture book).