The right poetry collection for right now: Terrance Hayes' 'American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin'

Now’s the time for “American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin,” Terrance Hayes’ electric, new book. In his five previous poetry collections — “Muscular Music” (1999), “Hip Logic” (2002), “Wind in a Box” (2006), the National Book Award-winning “Lighthead” (2010) and “How to Be Drawn” (2015)... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries are crowdfunding an open access collection of American prison newspapers.

Here’s an incredible archival project you might not know about: Reveal Digital is partnering with academic and public libraries to fund an expanding, open access collection of American prison newspapers. “American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020: Voices From The Inside” is collecting and digitizing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-28 17:24:30 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson to publish illustrated poetry sequence from Cowen and Hayes

Elliott & Thompson has acquired The Heeding, a sequence of poems by Rob Cowen, with illustrations by Nick Hayes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 01:02:11 UTC ]
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A Monumental and Rapturous New Anthology of Black American Poetry

“African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song,” edited by Kevin Young, contains an overwhelming amount of variety and history. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-10 20:51:39 UTC ]
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Motherhood poetry collection to Trapeze Books

Trapeze has signed a collection of poems on motherhood, edited by Ana Sampson, including work from classic poets such as Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, as well as new voices Nikita Gill and Kate Baer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 17:03:33 UTC ]
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Exclusive cover reveal: Kaveh Akbar’s new poetry collection, Pilgrim Bell.

This has been an exciting month for Kaveh Akbar. Earlier this month, the author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf was named poetry editor of The Nation, a glittering position once held by writers like Langston Hughes, Anne Sexton, and William B. Yeats. There’s much to look forward to from Akbar,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-29 14:00:33 UTC ]
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Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
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Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #lead editor #powerful voices


Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
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Rupi Kaur's third poetry collection acquired by S&S

Simon & Schuster will publish home body, the third collection of poetry and illustrations from Rupi Kaur.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 19:44:33 UTC ]
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Lana Del Rey will release her poetry collection as an audiobook set to Jack Antonoff music. (Same.)

Lana Del Rey is releasing her forthcoming poetry collection, Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass, on Tuesday, July 28 in digital form. In case you prefer your celebrity poetry spoken aloud, though, she has also recorded an audio version of the book, which will be released on vinyl, CD,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-24 16:04:22 UTC ]
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Lana Del Rey's debut poetry collection to S&S

Simon & Schuster is to publish a debut book of poetry by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 12:24:03 UTC ]
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Norman Lock’s ‘American Follies’ mines America’s flawed past for dazzling fiction

The latest installment in Lock’s American Novels series brings together P.T. Barnum and Susan B. Anthony. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-07 15:01:01 UTC ]
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For William Gibson, Seeing the Future Is Easy. But the Past?

“Alternate history, in my opinion, is a more demanding game,” says the author of “Agency” and other science fiction novels, “if only because conventional historical fiction, like history, is itself highly speculative.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-09 10:00:07 UTC ]
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Eve L. Ewing’s debut poetry collection is being adapted for TV.

I have no idea how one goes about adapting a poetry collection into a TV series, but it looks like I’ll find out soon—AMC Studios is creating an Afrofuturistic anthology series based on Eve L. Ewing’s debut collection Electric Arches. According to Shadow and Act, “The Electric Arches anthology... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-31 17:27:27 UTC ]
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Four new poetry collections bring pain — and hope — into sharp relief

New works by Nick Flynn, Hanif Abdurraqib, Nancy Naomi Carlson and Kathleen Graber. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-15 18:56:14 UTC ]
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Exploring the moon’s past and future

Oliver Morton’s narrative takes readers from a planetary collision to plans for lunar colonies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-11 14:50:27 UTC ]
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OWN IT! to co-publish poetry collection with Yawson

Multimedia publisher OWN IT! will co-publish a poetry collection edited by Stormzy’s co-author Jude Yawson in conjunction with BBC 1Xtra, as part of a new ‘Words First’ initiative. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gill’s feminist poetry collection goes to Ebury

Ebury Press has acquired a “powerful new collection of feminist mythical retellings” from poet Nikita Gill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crashing author earnings 'threaten future of American literature'

Authors Guild survey finds writers’ incomes have fallen dramatically in five years – with literary novelists worst-hitA major survey of American authors has uncovered a crash in author earnings described as “a crisis of epic proportions” – particularly for full-time literary writers, who are “on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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