Daily News from Poets & Writers

Reading Proficiency Stagnates Among America's Schoolchildren, DNA Poetry, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.25.10

A Canadian poet is encoding his poetry into bacterial DNA; Egypt is experiencing a fiction explosion; reading proficiency continues to stagnate among America's schoolchildren; the folks from Jersey Shore land a book deal; and other news.

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Celebrities Release Poetry CD, Los Angeles Libraries Face Budget Cuts, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.24.10

South Korean scientists develop 3-D book technology; Los Angeles libraries face staff cuts due to budget reductions; a British Airways strike disrupts the Bologna Book Fair; Australian publishers are playing "catch-up" in the digital book revolution; and other news.

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Ted Hughes Enshrined in Poets' Corner, the Tenth Annual Black Writers' Conference, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.23.10

Publishers Weekly releases its ranking of 2009 best-selling hardcover books; Apple pens deals with two more publishers for its iBookstore; the second annual Rainbow Book Fair takes place this weekend; Ted Hughes gets a plaque in rarefied Poets' Corner; and other news.

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Larkin Anniversary Commemorated With Toads, Pullman Threatened Over New Book, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.22.10

Will Ferrell is set to star in a new Raymond Carver adaptation; Hull City commemorates the anniversary of Philip Larkin's death with toads; library lovers attempt to raise millions to stave off closures; a woman finalist for "Million's Poet"; and other news.

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Ian McEwan Planning an Opera, the Atlantic Publishing Fiction Again, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.19.10

After five years, the Atlantic renews its commitment to fiction; two editors quit Harper's; Ian McEwan is planning an opera of Atonement; the all-star lineup for PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature is announced; and other news.

 

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Amazon Threatens to Remove Buy Buttons Again, Barnes & Noble Names New CEO, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.18.10

Bob Miller leaves HarperStudio for Workman Publishing; BEA announces New York Book Week; changes at the top for Barnes & Noble; Amazon threatens to remove buy buttons again; and other news.

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