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Hiding the Body: My Susan Sontag Story, by John Weir

Essay John Weir Adapted from a photo by Jake weirick on Unsplash Like a dead pop star, Susan Sontag left behind a lot of fans who claim they knew her. After the release last September of Benjamin Moser’s new biography, Susan Sontag: Her Life and Work,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-07 22:09:56 UTC ]
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Telling the Story of Hong Kong, by Will Hagle

Cultural Cross Sections Will Hagle Photo courtesy of the author Following decades of British colonial rule to the rapidly tightening grip of mainland China and all the stories told about that chunk of land along the way, Hong Kong has grown accustomed... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-17 15:28:20 UTC ]
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Creating Literary Community for Writers Raising Children

On November 12, at the Pen Parentis Literary Salon in Lower Manhattan, I hear author Jimin Han say something I’ve never heard a writer admit before. “I didn’t really commit to being a writer until I had children,” Han says to a room of 20 or so writers, all of whom are parents. There is […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-06 09:47:14 UTC ]
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Ismail Kadare Wins Prestigious 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events WLT Photo by J. Foley Opale World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Wednesday evening that Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 22:21:35 UTC ]
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A Publishing Factory Grows in Brooklyn

Affordable rents and the ever-burgeoning Brooklyn literary community have drawn indie presses to the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the 2019 Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes

This morning, the Whiting Foundation has announced the winners of the second annual Literary Magazine Prizes, which are given “for superb publishing, advocating for writers, and strengthening the literary community.” This year, the number of awards was increased from three to five, with two new... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-18 13:00:28 UTC ]
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Jhumpa Lahiri and Hari Kunzru Reflect on America’s Immigration Crisis

As America marks this July 4th holiday, an outcry on immigration is leading to national headlines, including from a congressional delegation that visited an immigration detention center in El Paso, Texas, this week. PEN America has gathered a series of statements from a number of writers and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-03 08:48:26 UTC ]
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J.D. Salinger’s unseen work to be published; reaction from literary community is mixed

The news that J.D. Salinger's family is preparing to publish the late author's previously unseen works has left some literary observers excited and some unsettled. On Friday, the Guardian reported that Matt Salinger, the son of the legendary author of "The Catcher in the Rye," is working to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After AWP Dismisses Exec Director, Questions and Anger Linger

Hours after AWP18 wound down last week, the literary organization's board of trustees severed ties with its longtime executive director, David Fenza. The move has angered a number of former board members and others within the literary community. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beaumont seeks 'under-represented' voices after move to Marjacq

Diana Beaumont is keen to seek voices currently “under-represented” in the literary community in her new role at the Marjacq Scripts literary agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicagoland Indies Mobilize Windy City Area's Literary Community

Two dozen Chicagoland independent bookstores are mobilizing the Windy City area's literary community by forming the Chicago Independent Bookstore Alliance, raising the visibility of Chicagoland's indies both in the region and on social media. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante 'unmasked' by Italian journalist

An Italian investigative journalist claims to have discovered the identity of pseudonymous author Elena Ferrante to the anger and frustration of the literary community. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Gary Schulze Dies One Week After Selling Store

The recent co-owner of Minneapolis's Once Upon a Crime Bookstore, which is a fixture in the Twin Cities' literary community, died on Wednesday afternoon of leukemia. He was 66. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is 2014 the year of the woman writer?

Advocates for women writers – working to counter what is seen as bias towards males in the literary community – suddenly seem to be everywhere. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Agee's legacy changes with discovery of new text

The literary community has long believed that Agee's work 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' was rejected by Fortune magazine for its cryptic narrative, but a newly discovered typescript indicates that may not be the case. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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