Start here for a quick overview of everything you need to know

We've crammed the most important information to help you get started with textopian into this one post. It's your cheat-sheet to get started, and your shortcut to advanced features.

Start here for a quick overview of everything you need to know

Hey there, welcome to your new reading family!

Unlike social networks, this one is all yours. Engage with your reading. Share your thoughts. Express yourself, react and share your favorite passages.

We are on a mission to reduce social polarization through literary engagement, so join us and help us make the world a better place for all.

For now, you're probably just wondering what to do first. So, here is an outline of all the different topics below, with links to each section so you can explore the parts that interest you most.

Your guide to textopian reading

  • Find your next reading.
  • Track your reading progress, pace yourself.
  • Interact with the text.
  • Contribute to the universal body of knowledge.
  • Share links with a friend.
  • Coming soon: Highlight your favorite passages.

Your guide to textopian groups

  • What are groups for?
  • How do I join a group?
  • Can I create my own group?
  • How do I invite others to join my group?

If you get through all those and you're hungry for more, contact us for a personal tour, or just to chat. You can set a free 15 minute appointment by emailing us at

Getting help

If you need help, you can always reach our full-time support staff by clicking on the chat bubble found at the bottom right corner of every page of the site; or, by emailing us at

Have fun!