Daily News from Poets & Writers

The Rise of Climate Fiction, Finding Work-Life Balance as a Writer, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.17.15

Amazon’s cutthroat work environment; design a book cover for Infinite Jest’s twentieth anniversary; Ann Rice calls online criticism of controversial books “the new censorship”; and other news.

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Marathon Reading of The Iliad Begins, T. S. Eliot Essay Published in English for the First Time, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.14.15

Little Free Library vandalized; Claire Messud’s reasons for writing fiction; Obama’s summer reading list; and other news.

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Patti Smith Memoir to Become TV Series, Joan Didion’s Cult of Cool, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.13.15

University of Akron Press “transitional” director appointed; David Foster Wallace’s “bro-lit” irony; Murakami’s answers to fan queries published as giant e-book; and other news.

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Narrative Psychology, Museums for Book Lovers, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.12.15

Ukraine’s literary scene; early J. R. R. Tolkien story to be published for the first time; Florida high school removes book from summer reading list after parents complain; and other news.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay in Conversation, the Motive for Metaphor, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.11.15

Authors reflect on the #BlackLivesMatter movement; Elizabeth Alexander on writing through grief; writers respond to works at Storylines Guggenheim exhibit; and other news. 

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Murakami Onstage, Novelist Steph Cha on Writing Feminist Noir, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.10.15

England marks thirtieth anniversary of Philip Larkin’s death; Lidia Yuknavitch on storytelling and violence; Astrid Lindgren’s WWII diaries to be released in U.S. next year; and other news.

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