Daily News from Poets & Writers

Poetry and Profanity, Harry Potter Play Release, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.29.16

Three hundred new entries are added to Dictionary.com; Ozick on life versus literature; the Vatican digitizes an illustrated portion of The Aeneid; and other news.

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Bookselling in Somalia, Cursive’s Comeback, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.28.16

Pulitzer Prize Winner James Alan McPherson dies; debut authors Yaa Gyasi and Hua Hsu in conversation; the evolving role of librarians; and other news.

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Teju Cole on Black Lives Matter Photos, Fifty Reasons to Read Joy Williams, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.27.16

The 2016 Man Booker Prize long list has been announced; a man named Hemingway wins Hemingway lookalike contest; a consideration of workplace fiction by women; and other news.

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Roxane Gay and Yona Harvey to Cowrite Marvel Comic, Edith Wharton’s Lost City, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.26.16

Muslim teen poetry group addresses U.S. Islamophobia; authors set to perform Oscar Wilde’s work in the prison where he served a sentence; Viet Thanh Nguyen on the process of writing his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel; and other news.

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New Generation of Black Writers on Race, the Art of Fiction Translation, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.25.16

Goethe’s complex legacy; poet Jade Cho on the Asian American experience; petition to restore Dennis Cooper’s blog reaches over three thousand signatures; and other news.

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Brazilian Leader’s Poetry, Margaret Atwood’s Multiple Projects, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.22.16

Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch to be adapted to film; an interview with Chilean author Alejandro Zambra; book owned by Brontë sisters’ mother to go on display next year; and other news. 

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