Daily News from Poets & Writers

Ferguson Library Acts as Refuge, Writing as the Other in MFA Programs, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.21.14

Rivka Galchen and Zoë Heller on whether writing can be taught; Germany's culture and media minister backs authors against Amazon; Amanda Palmer's new memoir; and other news.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Memoir to be Published This Fall, Teju Cole on Race in America, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.20.14

Iranian poet and activist Simin Behbahani dies; the case for laughter in literature; what editors read; and other news.

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Dani Shapiro on Memoir in the Digital Age, the Importance of Independent Bookstores, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.19.14

Amazon responds to German authors' protest; the most powerful man in publishing; J. K. Rowling pens a new short story set in the Harry Potter universe; and other news.

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German Authors Join Amazon Protest, the Neuroscience of Distraction, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.18.14

Audrey Niffenegger slams Amazon; Louise Erdrich wins Dayton distinguished achievement award; the science of typos; and other news.

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Internet Reading and the Anxiety of Influence, the Language of Restaurant Menus, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.15.14

The life and work of Martin Amis; books about race in America; a library taxi in Tehran; and other news.

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Reading for Pleasure, the Memoirs of Lauren Bacall, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.14.14

A look at Robin Williams's role as John Keating, a character based on a real-life teacher and author, in Dead Poets Society; bookstore sales down in 2014; author Lee Child takes Amazon to task; and other news.

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