Items Tagged With film

What Hollywood Owes Writers, Epistolary Novels, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.5.16

National Book Foundation launches program for LGBTQ teens; Tournament of Books brackets posted; Robert Lowell’s complicated relationships with women; and other news.

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Tolerance Anthology Translated Into English, Anticipated Book Adaptations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.11.16

Charles Baxter remembers poet Larry Levis; Virginia Quarterly Review’s literary Instagram experiment; Nobel Prize losers of 1965; and other news.

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Esquire’s Revamped Reading List, Poetry Previews, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.6.16

Life-changing books; Penguin Random House sells its self-publishing division; recent study shows people prefer books to their movie adaptations; and other news.

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The Written Image: The End of the Tour

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 8.19.15

September/October 2015

Iconic author David Foster Wallace is the subject of the recently released film The End of the Tour, in which actor Jason Segel stars as Wallace. The film is an adaptation of David Lipsky’s Of Course You End up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace, which chronicles Lipsky and Wallace’s 1996 road trip during Wallace’s promotional tour for Infinite Jest.

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Poetry Off the Page

Posted 4.13.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Tucson, AZ
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2012 Poetry Off the Page conference was held from May 18 to May 20 at the University of Arizona Poetry Center in Tuscon. The conference featured classes, panels, exhibitions, and performances on poetry in film, theater, visual arts, and other media. Participating poets in 2012 included Brent Cunningham, Christine Hume, Douglas Kearney, Ander Monson, Claudia Rankine, Cecilia Vicuña, and members of the Black Took Collective. Registration was first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ 85721-0150. (520) 626-3765. Cybele Knowles, Contact.