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World Book Night, Gabriel García Márquez's Final Manuscript, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.23.14

Amazon's control of the U.K. market; Alicia Silverstone’s parenting advice; which birds are the most faithful partners; and other news.

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Author Protests Anti-Gay Ruling, Live-Tweeting a Loved One’s Final Days, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.28.14

McSweeney’s releases a Portlandia-themed activity book; a new biography of Louis Armstrong; novelist Eleanor Catton on the seasons of writing; and other news.

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Shteyngart Trailer Stars Franco and Franzen, Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.13.13

Novelist Jennifer Miller examines the marketplace pressure placed on author photos; Jason Diamond showcases his ten favorite nonfiction titles of the year; the Guardian lists the books banned from Guantánamo Bay detention camp; and other news.

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Statue of Poet Radnóti Miklós Destroyed, Margaret Atwood Remembers Doris Lessing, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.18.13

Margaret Atwood remembers Nobel-winning author Doris Lessing, who died yesterday at age ninety-four; right-wing extremists have destroyed a statue of Hungarian Jewish poet Radnóti Miklós; Elissa Schappell offers advice on story endings; and other news.

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Raynes Prize for Poetry

Raynes Prize for Poetry

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Jewish Currents is given annually for a single poem on the theme of "union." The work of the winning poet and 36 finalists will also be published in a collection by Blue Thread Communications in the summer of 2014. Joan Larkin will judge. Submit up to three poems with an $18 entry fee ($4 for each additional poem), which includes a one-year subscription to Jewish Currents, by January 15, 2014. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Story Contest

Short Story Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Moment is given annually for a short story with Jewish subject matter. All entries are considered for publication. Submit a story of up to 7,000 words with a $15 entry fee by December 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.