Daily News from Poets & Writers

A Lit Mag Made by Robots, Memorization and Poetry, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.2.16

Kevin Young named director of Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; AWP releases demographics list for 2017 conference; Leigh Stein on abuse and memoir; and other news.  

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Syria’s Secret Library, Jonathan Franzen on Fame, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.1.16

Lucia Berlin’s unfinished memoir; the role of the contemporary American essay; the last of New York City’s Spanish-language bookstores; and other news.

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Poetry and Profanity, Harry Potter Play Release, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.29.16

Three hundred new entries are added to Dictionary.com; Ozick on life versus literature; the Vatican digitizes an illustrated portion of The Aeneid; and other news.

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Bookselling in Somalia, Cursive’s Comeback, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.28.16

Pulitzer Prize Winner James Alan McPherson dies; debut authors Yaa Gyasi and Hua Hsu in conversation; the evolving role of librarians; and other news.

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Teju Cole on Black Lives Matter Photos, Fifty Reasons to Read Joy Williams, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.27.16

The 2016 Man Booker Prize long list has been announced; a man named Hemingway wins Hemingway lookalike contest; a consideration of workplace fiction by women; and other news.

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Roxane Gay and Yona Harvey to Cowrite Marvel Comic, Edith Wharton’s Lost City, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.26.16

Muslim teen poetry group addresses U.S. Islamophobia; authors set to perform Oscar Wilde’s work in the prison where he served a sentence; Viet Thanh Nguyen on the process of writing his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel; and other news.

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