Daily News from Poets & Writers

Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author Harper Lee Dies, Robots Learn Ethics Through Stories, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.19.16

Godfather author archives sold at auction for $625,000; how the theatrical adaptation of Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 compares to the book; John Ashbery on the poetry of Delmore Schwartz; and other news.

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Copyright Battles Over Genre Tropes, Good Sex Writing, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.18.16

A strategy for reading more nonfiction books faster; David Biespiel on Frank Stanford’s poetry; academics ponder the fate of Karl Ove Knausgaard; and other news.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on Poetry, Walden Gets an Update, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.17.16

Two poems by J. R. R. Tolkien discovered in British school annual; Erica Jong’s Fear of Flying uncensored on BBC Radio; novelist Dana Spiotta profiled; and other news.

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Shakespeare’s Secret Son, Dirty Realism, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.16.16

Daniel Craig set to star in Jonathan Franzen’s Purity adaptation; China forbids writer to travel to U.S. to accept Harvard award; an interview with essayist John D’Agata; and other news.

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C. D. Wright Tribute, Love Letters From Your Writing, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.12.16

Margaret Atwood on the science of humanity; Saeed Jones in conversation with Alexander Chee; love poems that will make you seem sensitive and smart; and other news.

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Mockingbird Heads to Broadway, Gardening and Writing, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.11.16

Paddle out to the floating library; coauthor a book with James Patterson; collect all new Lesbian Poet Trading Cards; and other news.

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