Daily News from Poets & Writers

An Affair With F. Scott Fitzgerald, David Carr Memoir Adaptation, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.8.16

Website releases “definitive study” of U.S. author earnings; an interview with Iranian poet and translator Sholeh Wolpé; binge-worthy, serialized fiction; and other news. 

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X-Rays Reveal Ancient Texts on Book Spines, Lit Hub’s Rotten Tomatoes for Books, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.7.16

Hamilton’s song lyric algorithm; pairing books and film; poet Ocean Vuong on writing from the perspective of the “damned viewer”; and other news. 

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A Room of One’s Own Bookstore for Sale, Funny Books, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.6.16

Writers’ day jobs; plagiarism in self-publishing; travel writer Geoff Dyer on “awe fatigue”; and other news. 

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Literary Inheritances, the Oldest Handwritten Document in Britain, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.3.16

T. S. Eliot’s Poetry Book Society to close; advice for writing serialized fiction; book vending machines arrive in Singapore; and other news.

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Showtime Adapts Jonathan Franzen’s Purity, Jane Austen’s Reality Stars, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.2.16

Yale students petition against “Major English Poets” course; life at an artist’s residency; poetry for LGBT Pride Month; and other news. 

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Elizabeth Alexander Elected to Pulitzer Board, Emoji Bible, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.1.16

The lost art of memorizing poetry; Louise Erdrich on her new novel; American Psycho adaptation to close on Broadway; and other news.

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