Daily News from Poets & Writers

Carla Hayden Elected Librarian of Congress, Joy in Poetry, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.14.16

NEA updates its Big Read library; writers call for release of imprisoned Palestinian poet; on a new wave of feminist memoirs; and other news. 

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The Power of the Occasional Poem, Midlife Memoirs, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.13.16

Federico García Lorca center fights for control of archives; contemporary poets on the lexicon of war; an argument for authors to read their own audiobooks; and other news. 

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World’s Oldest Library, Saddam Hussein’s Novella, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.12.16

Juan Felipe Herrera’s poem on gun violence; PEN and Catapult launch short story prize for emerging writers; an interview with fiction writer Yuri Herrera; and other news.

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Claudia Rankine on Racial Violence, Pacific Islander Poetry, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.11.16

Literary publishing in Africa; Danny Strong on directing J. D. Salinger biopic; high court ruling upholds Tamil writer’s freedom of expression; and other news.  

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Summer Indie Reads, Best-Seller Algorithm, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.8.16

River Styx editor leaves after twenty-two years; a reader’s guide to New England lit; Samuel Beckett’s obscure short fiction; and other news. 

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Shakespeare’s Coat-of-Arms Application, Author-Editor Relationship Drama, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.7.16

Europa Editions launches scholarship for U.S. booksellers; Roxane Gay on bearing witness to police brutality; actress’s memoir about Zambia sparks controversy; and other news.

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