Daily News from Poets & Writers

Inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction, Genre Apocalypse, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.30.15

Rod McKuen has died; poems for cash; Minnesota’s moment; and other news.

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Colleen McCullough Has Died, Voltaire Book a Bestseller in France, and More

by Staff

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Online Only, posted 1.29.15

Thomas Merton celebrations; translating “The Red Wheelbarrow”; Egyptian poet facing prison; and other news.

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Helen Macdonald Wins Costa Prize, the Jaipur Literature Festival, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.28.15

Roethke’s influence; fiction and attention; readers decide what to publish; and other news.

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Cervantes’s Casket, Charles Simic on Mark Strand, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.27.15

Poetry and medicine; writers released from Eritrean prison; the evolving library industry; and other news.

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Robert Burns’s Walking Routes, Lena Dunham Interviewed, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.26.15

Female Nobel Prize–winners; Patricia Smith’s poetry; indie bookstore search engine; and other news.

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Joan Didion’s Favorite Books, Robots Learn Your Handwriting, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.23.15

Amazon debates; technical emphasis in English classes; Claudia Rankine’s double NBCC nominations; and other news.

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