Items Tagged With film

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.


Art vs. Life, a Quarrel: San Francisco 2015

Posted 4.24.15

David Shields and Caleb Powell, authors of I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel, reignite the age-old debate about the lives of artists as they attempt to disturb preconceived divisions between reality and fiction, life and art.

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Elmore Leonard’s Archives Go South, McSweeney’s to Become a Nonprofit, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.16.14

John Grisham’s controversial comments on child pornography; a new film based on the story that inspired Moby-Dick; “Yoga for Writers”; and other news.


Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban, the History of the NYRB, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.2.14

National Poetry Day in the U.K., a new James Bond novel in the works; Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree turns fifty; and other news.


Poetry Off the Page

Posted 4.13.12

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.