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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features Fence, Sleepingfish, PANK, Eleven Eleven, and Hobart.

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Unterberg Center Turns Seventy-Five

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y in New York City kicks off a season of special events in honor of its seventy-fifth anniversary, starting with an exhibit of rare photos, letters, and ephemera from the center's storied past.

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Live Lit Blows Through the Windy City

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The live storytelling scene, commonly known as Live Lit, has taken off in Chicago, often boasting more than fifty shows a month in the Windy City.

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Q&A: Polito Builds on Poetry Foundation

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Poet Robert Polito brings his years of experience in New York City's writing community to Chicago, where he succeeds John Barr as the president of the Poetry Foundation.

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The Written Image: LOADING

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Visual artist Jonathan Allen and poet Anselm Berrigan team up to create LOADING, an exhibit in New York City that will be published in book form this fall by Brooklyn Arts Press.

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Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features A Strange Object, which publishes works of fiction in both print and digital editions from its headquarters in Austin, Texas.  

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Her Legacy in Stone

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

In an effort to preserve her grandmother's legacy, Brooklyn–based poet and visual artist Bianca Stone is working to turn the late Ruth Stone's Vermont house into a writers center and residency.

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Discovering the Poetry of the Wild

by Melissa Faliveno

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Ecological artist and sculptor Ana Flores connects communites to the land around them through a series of installations that combine poetry, visual art, and nature observation.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including David Vann's Goat Mountain and Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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A Massive Open Online Movement

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Massive open online courses, which are offered for free online to anyone in the world, provide a new alternative to students looking for an education in the arts.

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