Items Tagged With poetry slams

New Survey Reveals E-book Majority, Samsung Launches Amazon App, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.21.14

A new app for remembering great ideas; a posthumous story collection by Maeve Binchy; meals from classic literature; and other news.

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Writers on Anniversary of Sylvia Plath's Death, Truman Capote Controversy, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.11.13

A dispute over the ownership of case files that informed Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood have cast doubts on the veracity of sections of Capote’s masterpiece; to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death, the Guardian asked several writers to comment on what Plath’s work means to them, including Jennifer Egan, Sharon Olds, and Lena Dunham; novelist Caroline Leavitt shares a tale of love lost and found, and a pet tortoise named Minnie; and other news.

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Washington, D.C.

by Carolyn Parkhurst

City Guides

Online Only, posted 9.22.11

New York Times best-selling author Carolyn Parkhurst shares the bookstores, reading series, and other literary landmarks of Washington, D.C., that make it “a beautiful, vibrant, creative city."

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Saint Paul Team Wins National Poetry Slam

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.17.09

A team representing Saint Paul has won the twentieth annual National Poetry Slam (NPS) in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Minnesotans beat out sixty-seven other teams from across North America to claim the two-thousand-dollar grand prize on August 8. Rounding out the final standings were, in order, teams from Albuquerque, San Francisco, and New York City.

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