Daily News from Poets & Writers

Holocaust Memoir Found to Have Been Fabricated

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.5.09

The publication of a memoir by Holocaust survivor Herman Rosenblat has been canceled after the author admitted to having embellished his story.

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Finally Finalized: Beyond Baroque Gets the Lease

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.29.08

Just days before the end of its fortieth-anniversary year, BeyondBaroque finally signed a lease with the Los Angeles City Council that will allow the literary nonprofit organization to remain at 681Valencia Boulevard for the next twenty-five years.

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Mad at Madoff: Booker Prize Sponsor Invested With Swindler

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.23.08

Man Group, the investment company and hedge fund that sponsors the Man Booker Prize, had $360 million invested in two funds linked to Bernard Madoff.

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Nobel Secretary Who Criticized American Literature Steps Down

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.22.08

Horace Engdahl, secretary of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize, announced on Saturday that he would leave his post in 2009.

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Boston Among Top Three Cities for Literary Tourism

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.19.08

Condé Nast Traveler recently published its list of the top cities for vacationers looking for a literary experience. More

Elizabeth Alexander to Revive the Role of Inaugural Poet

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.18.08

Poet Elizabeth Alexander has been selected to read an original poem at the inauguration of president elect Barack Obama, making her only the fourth inaugural poet in U.S. history.

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