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A Plurality of Traditions: Anthony Davis and the Social Justice Opera

ANTHONY DAVIS, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Central Park Five, is a composer with a great future behind him. Five is his eighth opera, and during those labors, spanning four decades, he’s found the time and talent to write orchestral pieces and music for plays, to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-17 12:30:47 UTC ]
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Karen Russell has recommended reading for you, Joe Biden.

Welcome to the Book Marks Questionnaire, where we ask authors questions about the books that have shaped them. This week, we spoke to Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of Sleep Donation, Karen Russell. * Book Marks: First book you remember loving? Karen Russell: The Last Unicorn by Peter S.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-07 15:16:17 UTC ]
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Erika A. Niedowski, a former Sun foreign correspondent and 2004 Pulitzer Prize finalist, dies

Erika A. Niedowski, a former Sun foreign correspondent and Moscow bureau chief who was a 2004 Pulitzer Prize finalist and later worked for The Associated Press, died Friday of undetermined causes at Rhode Island Hospital two days before her 47th birthday. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-10-06 21:08:37 UTC ]
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Why is The Known World So Good?

Edward P. Jones’s The Known World occupies a somewhat odd space in the literary canon: it is highly decorated, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and it was even a bestseller, but 17 years after its publication, it feels curiously underread. I acknowledge, of course, that all notions of “underread,” like... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-05 08:49:24 UTC ]
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Horsing Around

With her new novel about a talking horse, Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley continues to defy expectation—and classification. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen has just become the first Asian-American member of the Pulitzer Board.

A big congratulations to Viet Thanh Nguyen, who is joining the Pulitzer Prize Board as its first Asian-American and Vietnamese-American member. After an extensive nominating process, the board chooses the winners from a list of finalists in each category and may additionally give a Special Award... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 18:40:01 UTC ]
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Ayad Akhtar’s play ‘Disgraced’ won a Pulitzer Prize. Now ‘Homeland Elegies’ shows what that success cost him.

Akhtar has crafted a phenomenal coalescence of memoir, fiction, history and cultural analysis. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-31 10:55:09 UTC ]
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Woodward's Next Trump Book Gets Title, Details Revealed

Simon & Schuster's dominance over the Trump exposé category is likely to be reaffirmed this September 15, when the publisher will release 'Rage,' the latest title by the Pulitzer Prize–winning 'Washington Post' reporter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essential Steven Millhauser: Where to Start With An Underrated American Master

Steven Millhauser: Pulitzer Prize winner. Certified Writer’s Writer. Big in France. Reported Ping-Pong champ. A master short story writer who never quite seems to get his due. George Saunders before George Saunders, though sans the gooey center. Lit Hub’s own Jonny Diamond recently called him... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-03 08:49:28 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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Despite Global Pandemic, Journalists Celebrate 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

On May 4, Pulitzer Prize administrator Dana Canedy announced this year’s winners from her living room with some technological help Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-07-02 07:00:00 UTC ]
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WATCH: Jericho Brown and Nikky Finney on Black Lives Matter and Bearing Witness

Renowned poets Jericho Brown (2020 Pulitzer Prize winner) and Nikky Finney (2011 National Book Award winner), formerly student and teacher, reunite to address the current moment of uprising and solidarity in the face of anti-Black violence, in a visceral conversation about art, identity, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-09 17:00:01 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Named Editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon Herald and Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-02 19:35:11 UTC ]
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NYT Mag Wins Big at Virtual National Magazine Awards

The New York Times Magazine was the top winner at this year's National Magazine Awards (commonly referred to as the "Ellies"), which were held as a virtual ceremony Thursday evening after the annual gala, originally set for Brooklyn in mid-March, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-29 01:15:13 UTC ]
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Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump

'It's so easy now to turn the past into myth,' says Pulitzer Prize -winning Cundill juror Anne Applebaum. She and her colleagues flag historical analysis amid a pathogen's assault and leadership failures. The post Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-26 10:06:37 UTC ]
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Stephen Engelberg and Aminda Marqués González Elected Co-Chairs of Pulitzer Prize Board

Stephen Engelberg, editor-in-cheif of ProPublica, and Aminda Marqués González, president, publisher and executive editor of the Miami Herald, have been Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-20 22:01:39 UTC ]
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The feedback-loop logic of Trump’s magic medicine

On Monday, President Trump casually told reporters that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug he has repeatedly touted as effective against COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. The reporters seemed stunned. “I was just waiting to see your eyes light up when I... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-20 12:10:26 UTC ]
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Nick Kotz, Crusading Journalist and Author, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing unsafe conditions in meatpacking plants. He also wrote about hunger in America and the politics of the B-1 bomber. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 17:19:24 UTC ]
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Lydia Millet’s ‘A Children’s Bible’ is a blistering classic

The Pulitzer Prize finalist addresses the existential crisis of climate change with a story that’s alternately witty and devastating Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-12 16:34:09 UTC ]
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Baltimore Sun looks to non-profit status to stay afloat amid coronavirus threat

Paper owned by Tribune has seen deep cuts to newsroomBaltimore-based group wants paper to become non-profitThe Baltimore Sun has just won the Pulitzer prize for local reporting, despite years of job cuts and as the coronavirus pandemic appears set to ravage the nation’s journalism sector even... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-12 10:00:08 UTC ]
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