Items Tagged With freelance writing

The Handwritten Draft of Lord of the Flies, International Read an E-Book Day, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.18.14

National Book Award in Fiction longlist announced; Terrance Hayes on music in poetry; Alison Bechdel to write memoir on fitness fads; and other news.

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Roxane Gay on George Zimmerman Verdict, Reading a Poem Backward, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.15.13

Robert Galbraith—author of the crime novel The Cuckoo’s Calling—is a pseudonym for J. K. Rowling; Brad Leithauser details the advantages of reading a poem backward; Nicholas Rombes revisits Shirley Jackson’s 1951 novel Hangsaman; and other news.

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Amazon Workers in Germany Call for Mass Strike, Judy Blume and Hollywood, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.14.13

Amazon workers in Germany have called a strike; Flavorwire gathered the handwritten outlines from several major authors; Sara Vilkomerson examines Judy Blume's relationship with Hollywood; and other news.

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Stage Adaptation for Katherine Boo, Forty Free E-Book Excerpts, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.13.13

The Writers’ Union of Canada will soon decide whether to admit self-published authors; playwright David Hare will adapt Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers for the London stage; a long-lost journal composed by poet W. H. Auden has been discovered; and other news.

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