Daily News from Poets & Writers

Eleven-Year-Old #1000BlackGirlBooks Creator Launches Zine, Bettering American Poetry, and More

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Online Only, posted 9.27.16

“Diverse” books are more likely to be banned; the legacy of Henry James; Maggie Nelson on how poetry informs her nonfiction; and other news.

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Celebrating Censored Poetry, Capote’s Ashes, and More

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Online Only, posted 9.26.16

Earnest versus cool prose; how poetry defamiliarizes experience; Adonis on poetry as salvation; and other news. 

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The History of Banned Books, Whitman’s Empathy, and More

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Online Only, posted 9.23.16

James Patterson cancels publication of novel The Murder of Stephen King; Lidia Yuknavitch reimagines Joan of Arc; PEN releases report on China’s censorship of foreign journalists; and other news.

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Claudia Rankine Awarded “Genius Grant,” Books on the American Immigrant Experience, and More

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Online Only, posted 9.22.16

New Yorker profiles Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden; a reflection on Langston Hughes’s “I, Too”; Emma Donoghue on Emily Dickinson; and other news.

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A Defense of Young Memoirists, Indie Comics Expo, and More

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Online Only, posted 9.21.16

Robert A. Caro receives National Book Foundation lifetime achievement award; fiction writer Brit Bennett on her debut novel; comic book authors publish book to benefit Orlando victims; and other news. 

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Cave Canem Wins National Book Foundation Literarian Award, Search for Lorca’s Grave Resumes, and More

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Online Only, posted 9.20.16

Hilton Als on Edward Albee; Athens named World Book Capital 2018; the lost and found poetry of Misuzu Kaneko; and other news.

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