Authors and editors Julie Brooks Barbour (Lake Superior State University) and Mary Biddinger (University of Akron) present on their recently published book, A Mollusk Without a Shell: Essays on Self-Care for Writers, which features essays by ten writers who share advice on caring for the artist behind the creative work. Each essayist also includes a writing prompt to help spark inspiration for readers. This volume is ideal for writers at various stages in their careers, from beginners to midcareer writers to those returning to writing after time away.