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Apple Loses Again in E-book Battle, Amazon Offers Buyouts to Warehouse Employees, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.17.14

Novelist Eleanor Catton on writing strategies; why science fiction should be taken seriously; from blog to book; and other news.

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Michelle Legro on the Life of Sadakichi Hartmann, Great Gatsby Roundup, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.7.13

Anne Margaret Daniel looks at F. Scott Fitzgerald's career in Hollywood; Michelle Legro examines the life and work of poet Sadakichi Hartmann; Paul Theroux argues the case for simple handwritten notes; and other news.

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Carolyn Kellogg Wants Off the Jane Austen Train, Macmillan Settles with DOJ, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.8.13

Macmillan settled with the Department of Justice over e-book pricing; Brain Pickings uncovers a touching letter from Charles Dickens to his son; a series of humorous vignettes by Virginia Woolf will be published for the first time; and other news.

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Maya Apocalypse Reading List, Sheila Heti on Art and Commerce, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.20.12

Penguin Group has settled with the Department of Justice over the e-book pricing lawsuit; Roxane Gay reminds us there are writers who live places other than New York City; the Los Angeles Times has a reading list for the Maya apocalypse; and other news.

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Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship

Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship
An award of approximately $54,000 is given annually to a U.S. poet for a year of travel and study abroad. Publication is not required, but recent winners have been published poets. Submit two copies of either 40 pages of poetry or one published book and 20 pages of poetry, and two copies of a curriculum vitae by October 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Radcliffe Institute Fellowships

Radcliffe Institute Fellowships

Fellowships of $70,000 each, office space at the Radcliffe Institute, and access to the libraries at Harvard University are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers to allow them to pursue creative projects. Fellows are expected to reside in Boston during the fellowship period, which lasts from September through May. Poets who have published at least 20 poems in the last five years or a book of poetry and who are in the process of completing a manuscript are eligible. To be considered for a fellowship in fiction or creative nonfiction, applicants must have a contract for publication of a book-length manuscript or at least three shorter works published. Writers who are graduate students at the time of application are not eligible. Submit up to 10 poems, one or two short stories, a recent book chapter, or an essay totaling no more than 30 pages; contact information for three references; a curriculum vitae; and a project proposal by October 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Writing Fellowships and Grants

Writing Fellowships and Grants

Fellowships of up to $23,000 and grants of up to $5,000 are given annually for study and research in Scandinavia to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators of literature. For travel in 2013 and 2014, submit up to 15 pages of poetry, 20 pages of prose, or 10 pages of translated text in English along with the original work, a project proposal, a rsum, and three letters of recommendation with a $20 entry fee by November 1. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.