If Claudia Rankine writes it, it's safe to say I'd recommend it. Here she is in a long, lovely essay on Adrienne Rich and her poetic transformations.
"Does handwriting matter?" That's the question some researchers are working to answer and that Maria Konnikova tackles in a piece for The New York Times. The article ends by suggesting that “with handwriting, the very act of putting it down forces you to focus on what’s important... maybe it helps you think better," which is doubtlessly encouraging to every writer who works on their drafts in longhand.