Literature on YouTube


Fiction Circus is campaigning for YouTube to add a “Literature” category to its current list of categories, which includes music, entertainment, sports, news and politics, comedy, and education.

Filling YouTube with literature, like filling a head with infected snot, will not be easy,” writes Miracle Jones in the manifesto, which includes 14 benefits from having a literature category, including visibility for authors, a space for uploading or viewing book trailers and for viewing in-depth author interviews.

It would be nice to watch a recorded reading by my favorite author without getting distracted by all those cute cats and babies.

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LaToya Jordan is a writer from Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, Thick-Skinned Sugar (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays 2016. Her writing has appeared in Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Mom Egg Review, Poets & Writers, The Rumpus, and more. Visit her at More from this author →