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Palestinian-American writer Randa Jarrar was dragged out of a PEN event.

Despite mounting objections from within the American literary community (as well as public condemnation from two prominent novelists who recently cut ties with the organization), on Wednesday evening PEN America’s Los Angeles branch went ahead with its hosting of a conversation between stand-up... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-02 19:14:45 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: December 14, 2023

To the members of the literary community we lost this year, we say a last thank you, and goodbye. | Lit Hub Shaan Sachdev pens an ode to Chandler Bing, “one of sarcasm’s most effective global exporters.” | Lit Hub Film & TV What Rachel Zucker is reading now and next, from Mary Ruefle’s The […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-14 11:30:20 UTC ]
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Notable Literary Deaths in 2023

To the members of the literary community we lost this year, we say a last thank you, and goodbye. You will be missed. * “Belated literary star” Edith Pearlman, who broke out with Binocular Vision at the age of 74, died on January 1. She was 86. Suzy McKee Charnas, award-winning author of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-14 09:51:11 UTC ]
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On Literary Empathy and the Performative Reading of Palestinian Authors

The literary community holds onto empathy as a dear goal while navigating the complexities of the human experience through the eyes of characters from diverse backgrounds. Readers worldwide have long celebrated the promise of empathy as a conduit for profound understanding, and reading from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-16 09:49:02 UTC ]
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Ananda Devi Wins the 2024 Neustadt Prize

Ananda Devi Wins the 2024 Neustadt Prize News and Events [email protected] Tue, 10/24/2023 - 18:02 Ananda Devi, winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Photo by J. F. Paga, courtesy of GrassetNORMAN, OKLA. (Tuesday, October 24,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2023-10-24 23:02:22 UTC ]
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Read the last words of writer Heba Abu Nada, who was killed last week by an Israeli airstrike.

Novelist, poet, and educator Heba Abu Nada, a beloved figure in the Palestinian literary community and the author of Oxygen is Not for the Dead, was killed in her home south of Gaza City by an Israeli airstrike on Friday. She was thirty-two years old. In her final tweet, written in Arabic on... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-24 15:54:33 UTC ]
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In Memoriam Andrew Singer, by Clayton McKee

In Memoriam Andrew Singer, by Clayton McKee In Memoriam [email protected] Mon, 09/11/2023 - 15:36 I walked into Webster’s, a local café in State College, Pennsylvania, to meet a professor for the first time to discuss a project on literary... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2023-09-11 20:36:23 UTC ]
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Meet the Champion of Debut Authors

If you are a debut author or a literary fiction and nonfiction stan, you’ve likely heard of Debutiful. Adam Vitcavage launched the podcast and website dedicated to highlighting the work of debut authors in January 2019. It has since become a beacon in the literary community, helping over 100,000... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2023-01-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Notable Literary Deaths in 2022

To the members of the literary community we lost this year, we say a last thank you, and goodbye. You will be missed. * F. Sionil José, “the grand old man of Philippine letters,” died on January 6 at the age of 97. Terry Teachout, the drama critic of The Wall Street Journal, died on January […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-14 09:59:24 UTC ]
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Your guide to free virtual literary events this November.

We love to be active and engaged members of the literary community. We also love to not leave our bed. Now you can do both! * 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize Celebration November 2 @ 7pm EST Hosted by Isaac Fitzgerald, this event will celebrate the winners of this year’s BPL Book Prize... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-02 13:30:38 UTC ]
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Bookseller, Former ABA Board President Gail See Dead at Age 94

Gail See, a Minneapolis-area bookseller for many years and a leader in Minnesota's literary community, who served as president of the ABA board from 1984-1986, has died at age 94. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pamela Paul criticized for anti-trans opinion about the word 'woman'

After the former book editor of the New York Times published an Op-Ed decrying trans-inclusive language, the online literary community spoke out. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-07 19:21:33 UTC ]
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What’s Happening With the Literary Community in Ukraine?

On today’s episode of The Literary Life, Mitchell Kaplan is joined by Marjana Savka and Victoria Amelina from Ukraine, to discuss the current situation in Ukraine, what it’s like publishing books in Ukraine right now, and what we can still do to support the Ukrainian efforts against Russia. From... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-15 08:49:47 UTC ]
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A Call to Southern Writers: Register People to Vote at Literary Events

Dear Literary Community, We write to you from the Texas and North Carolina chapters of Writers for Democratic Action, a national organization committed to “bringing together the literary community to demand racial and economic justice, champion suffrage for all people, oppose impediments to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-21 08:49:57 UTC ]
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Books world auction for Ukraine offers more than 350 lots

With bidding still open, fundraiser whose lots include the chance to appear in books by Lenny Henry and Peter James and lunch with Jeremy Bowen has raised £37,000An auction of signed books, experiences and mentoring sessions from the British literary community to raise money for Ukraine has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-14 16:18:23 UTC ]
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Dancing with Words: The Poetry of Jean-Baptiste Para, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Essay Para on Lake Baikal in southern Siberia / Photo courtesy of the author Editorial note: “Siberian Romance,” a suite of Para’s poems, accompanies this introductory essay. Born in 1956, Jean-Baptiste Para is a poet, art critic, essayist,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-03-08 19:30:36 UTC ]
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George Saunders on Overcoming Uncertainty in Writing

The following first appeared in Lit Hub’s The Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. It is from Story Club with George Saunders, a Substack publication and literary community where Saunders offers weekly discussions of the craft of the short story. Both free and paid subscriptions are... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-25 09:51:07 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Nancy Pearl

On November 17, Nancy Pearl was honored with the 2021 National Book Foundation Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community by the National Book Foundation. It is a lifetime honor richly deserved. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Notable Literary Deaths in 2021

It’s safe to say that in general, 2021 was an improvement on 2020—but that doesn’t mean it was a big one. Among the many disappointments of this year was the fact that we lost far too many members of the literary community, from poets to novelists to editors to critics to publishers. To them, we […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-15 09:49:46 UTC ]
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Forget Billionaires! The Future Of Literary Magazines Depends On Us

Dear Readers, In what feels like a never ending cycle of disappointing media news, last week we in the literary community were astonished to learn that after two decades The Believer magazine will discontinue publication. (Since 2017, The Believer has been published by the Black Mountain... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-10-28 11:05:00 UTC ]
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