“Eclectic, Refreshingly Wild, and Important.” Exploring the Archives of America’s Best Literary Journals

The 28th issue of Kayak—a literary magazine edited and published by George Hitchcock out of Santa Cruz, California—appeared in 1972. The issue includes mostly poetry, as well as a few book reviews, a work of verse fiction, collages, illustrations lifted from old books and manuals, and an acerbic letter to the editor (“Kayak 27: Pretty […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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“Eclectic, Refreshingly Wild, and Important.” Exploring the Archives of America’s Best Literary Journals

The 28th issue of Kayak—a literary magazine edited and published by George Hitchcock out of Santa Cruz, California—appeared in 1972. The issue includes mostly poetry, as well as a few book reviews, a work of verse fiction, collages, illustrations lifted from old books and manuals, and an acerbic... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-19 08:57:28 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive’s Literary Civil War

The beloved online athenaeum just lost a big court case. Librarians fear it’ll make ebooks less accessible. So why are some writers cheering? Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2023-03-31 13:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Literary Award Winners: India’s Vinod Kumar Shukla Honored

The annual PEN America Literary Awards this year have included three career-achievement awards and 11 book awards. The post PEN America Literary Award Winners: India’s Vinod Kumar Shukla Honored appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-03 17:25:38 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards.

Last night, the great pens of America convened at The Town Hall in NYC as Kal Penn presided over the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards. For those felled by late-winter viruses who desire to get a taste of proceedings, a recording is available here. Below are this year’s winners: PEN/Jean Stein... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-03 16:54:28 UTC ]
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2023 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists Announced

PEN America's Literary Award Finalists have been announced. They include books of by debut writers and well-known writers alike. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-16 18:42:50 UTC ]
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2023 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

The 2023 PEN American Literary Award Longlists have been announced! This year’s awards will confer $350,000 to more than 100 writers. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-23 17:48:28 UTC ]
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Big Names in Little Magazines: On Thomas Pynchon’s Very First Literary Journal Appearance

“Thomas Pynchon is a young writer, just twenty, who has previously published fiction in Epoch. He is a Cornell graduate and now lives in Seattle.” Writers know that the time between when a piece is accepted by a literary magazine and when it is actually published can be rather protracted—my... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-21 09:53:25 UTC ]
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Treva B. Lindsey’s ‘America, Goddam’ Explores How State And Sexual Violence Impact Black Women

Invoking #SayHerName, this new book fuses together history, data and first-person stories to envision a world free of violence. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-04-11 14:10:48 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Finalists for 2022 Literary Awards

65 authors and translators are nominated across 11 awards. Winners will be announced at an in-person ceremony on February 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey says: the Booker is the most important literary prize in the world.

An interesting dispatch from prize world: as The Bookseller reported, a new international survey conducted by Nielsen Book shows publishers, writers, booksellers and media consider the Booker Prize the “most important” literary prize. The Booker’s status isn’t completely out of left field, but... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 20:28:47 UTC ]
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2022 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists Announced

PEN America has announced their 2022 Literary Award longlists, with awards in 11 different categories. Here they are. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-15 17:59:20 UTC ]
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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 15:32:45 UTC ]
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Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal restructures as ACE awards grant

Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal has restructured after securing its first grant from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 08:57:11 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 01:54:30 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 16:43:48 UTC ]
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Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture

The book critic and Fake Accounts author says that smart readers are not being served by the publishing industry. The post Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-11-18 21:30:25 UTC ]
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One critic’s summer reading list: From a scandalous memoir to obscure literary journalism

Michael Dirda is taking a vacation next month, and he’s already getting his to-be-read pile in order. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-01 16:17:23 UTC ]
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Manilla signs memoir exploring womanhood and choice in Trump's America

Bonnier Books UK has acquired Christa Parravani’s "harrowing and beautifully written" memoir Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood for its new literary imprint Manilla Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 17:12:09 UTC ]
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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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