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U.S. Authors Dominate Booker Prize Nominees

Six of the 13 writers in contention for the prestigious British literary award are from the United States, with novelists from Britain, Ireland and Zimbabwe also on the list. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-26 14:51:57 UTC ]
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Historical Novelists and Fantasy Writers Should Be Friends

Author Christopher M. Cevasco says there's a surprising lack of crossover between the two. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2022-04-29 16:00:00 UTC ]
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The people who teach us history aren’t always historians

Filmmakers, novelists and photographers, among others, also shape our collective memory, Richard Cohen writes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-22 12:00:50 UTC ]
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New African Novels: A Conversation with Eloghosa Osunde and Okwiri Oduor, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Eloghosa Osunde and Okwiri Oduor. Photo of Oduor by Chelsea Bieker. It’s hard to argue with Booker Prize–winning author Damon Galgut’s assertion that 2021 was “a great year for African writing.” And as WLT’s “New African Voices” issue... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-04-21 13:41:40 UTC ]
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How Los Angeles transformed American literature

L.A.'s authors, from 19th century novelists to Wanda Coleman to Steph Cha, have always pushed genre boundaries and dissected California myths. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:55 UTC ]
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7 Novels About the Theatre Set in Victorian London

The theatre is a perennially popular setting for novelists and no wonder. The tawdry glamour and sense of spectacle make it a rich gift for any author, but it’s what happens behind the scenes that I find the most interesting. This is particularly true for those novels set on the 19th-century... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-14 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Frank Martin obituary

Guardian photographer who captured most of the main events and notable people from the early 1960s to the late 90sThe photographer Frank Martin, who has died aged 89, was on the staff of the Guardian from 1964 to 1997, creating an extensive body of work that covered news, arts, fashion, politics... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-13 16:01:26 UTC ]
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Snow Days 2022: Four Novelists Expand Consciousness

Three authors joined author/moderator Emma Straub in a thought-provoking keynote panel, “Storytelling in the Cultural Moment,” to begin the third day of ABA's Snow Days online conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing Light to the Situation of Kurdish Women: Chinur Sa’idi’s Hobbies of Mr. Like-a-Man, 
by Zakarya Bezdoode

Book Reviews Statue of renowned Kurdish historian, author, and poet Mastoureh Ardalan (1805–1848) in Erbil / Photo by Levi Meir Clancy / Unsplash Even though they appear to have a lot to say about the historical, political, cultural, and literary... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-23 21:05:41 UTC ]
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The Problem With the Pandemic Plot

Literary novelists are struggling with whether, and how, to incorporate Covid into their fiction. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-20 22:17:31 UTC ]
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How Reading John McPhee’s Book on Tennis Helped Me Write About Skateboarding

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe * Years ago, when I was still a budding fiction writer, I published an essay about how hard skateboarding is to write about. I focused on a few novelists who had skater characters in their books but who clearly didn’t skate […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-09 09:55:45 UTC ]
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The Only True Name: Who is Elena Ferrante?

Who is Elena Ferrante? One of the most widely-acclaimed and beloved contemporary novelists is also the most unknown. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-29 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Electric Lit’s Favorite Novels of 2021

When it comes to great novels, this year felt like an embarrassment of riches. The books collected here are ambitious—in intellect, in scope, in subject matter, and in size. Some are perfect encapsulations of the unique problems of our time, while others illuminate the human threads that connect... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-12-16 12:05:00 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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How Two Novelists and a Poet Made Me Change My Life

Are there certain books with topics you avoid? That you fear may leave you a little worse for wear? Here's what may happen if you read them. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-07 11:38:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Novels and Short Stories about Dogs

Novelists and short-story writers have created some classic narratives about man’s best friend, the dog. But what are the very best stories and novels about dogs? Where should we begin in assessing the classic, canonical literature that features dogs? From Homer’s Odyssey onwards – where the... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-12-03 15:00:29 UTC ]
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Kyle Lucia Wu on What Novelists Can Learn From Poets

The following first appeared in Lit Hub’s Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. * While writing my first novel, I was hungry for advice, like many young writers, and soaked up tenets like write every day or wake up before work to go to your desk or hit 1000 words every session. But these... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-12 09:55:05 UTC ]
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Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events (c) Rama, Cc-by-sa-2.0-fr NORMAN, OKLA. – World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Tuesday evening that Boubacar Boris Diop is the 27th... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-26 21:56:54 UTC ]
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That creeping feeling

Fiction that lazily predicts a dystopian, ecologically decimated world is doomed to fail; instead novelists must engage on a new level with the climate crisis Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 12:54:39 UTC ]
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Granta launches hunts for Best of Young British Novelists

Granta Magazine has opened submissions for the fifth edition of its Best of Young British Novelists list, to be released in spring 2023. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-13 08:19:00 UTC ]
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