Daily News from Poets & Writers

The Writer’s Paradox, the Distance Between Poems, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.4.16

Author day jobs; Jacqueline Woodson on James Baldwin’s influence; transgender writers and required reading lists; and other news.

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Algorithm Selects Book to Publish, Bookslut’s Final Issue, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.3.16

Shelfie app partners with U.S. bookstore; Ruth Ozeki on embodied writing; on avoiding childbirth scenes in fiction; and other news.

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The Handmaid’s Tale Adapted for Hulu, Writing From the Darkness, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.2.16

How Houghton Mifflin Harcourt grapples with Mein Kamp’s profits; an interview with poet Wendy Xu; poet and anti-war activist Daniel Berrigan dies at ninety-four; and other news.

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Awful Library Books, Whitman's Health Manifesto, and More

by Staff

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Online Only, posted 4.29.16

University of Pittsburgh launches Center for African American Poetry and Poetics; Amazon profits go up in 2016; Fanny Howe on when a poem is finished; and other news.

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Noir’s Renaissance, Poet-Novelists in Conversation, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.28.16

Indy 500 gets official poet; Don DeLillo’s forthcoming novel optioned for television; award-winning author Jenny Diski has died; and other news

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Barnes & Noble Leader Steps Down, a Call to Teach More Poetry, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.27.16

Most sought-after out-of-print books; Pablo Neruda reburied in Chile; writing joy in memoirs of grief; and other news. 

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