Quarantine Innovations

World Literature Today|Summer 2020

Quarantine Innovations
DURING A CRISIS, books provide solace and hope, offering comfort in the literary world.
Olivia McCourry

Even as we were held apart by shelter-at-home orders, books brought us together. The Covid-19 pandemic limited in-person access to bookstores and libraries around the world. In these times of uncertainty, many literary organizations took it upon themselves to provide literary content to readers without having to go outside. Through author interviews, readings, and writing workshops, the community stayed alive virtually. With the use of social media platforms and other online formats, the following organizations helped keep open the gateway to the literary world.

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Summer 2020