Daily News from Poets & Writers

New App Takes Users on a Dylan Thomas Walking Tour, Ted Hughes Estate Clashes With Biographer, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.31.14

Barry Harbaugh argues for editors; the New York Times’s haiku contest; Verso Books begin selling e-books directly to customers; and other news.

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Authors Join Forces Against Turkey’s Social Media Ban, Debate Over Bookstores, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.28.14

British justice secretary sticks to his guns; Karen Russell’s sleep-deprived nation; customers unimpressed by Amazon settlement; and other news.

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Books Bound in Human Skin, Ian Fleming’s Love Letters, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.27.14

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; and other news.

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Madonna to Direct Rebecca Walker Adaptation, Alice Munro Honored With New Canadian Coin, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.26.14

Kiese Laymon on the politics of black male action; Patrick Leigh Fermor book and Tennessee Williams short story each published after an eighty-year wait; Scribd’s new travel book section; and other news.

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Teju Cole on Nigeria, San Francisco Bookstore Faces Threat of Closure, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.25.14

British prison officials defend ban on books; the unconventional path to a writing career; the benefits of writing in the Midwest; and other news.

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New Book Imagines Hitler as Stand-Up Comedian, Author Suggests Merger of U.S. and Canada, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.24.14

Open Road hires Ira Silverberg; the Los Angeles Times profiles City Lights Bookstore; an artist reimagines works by Cormac McCarthy and others; and other news.

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