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A Poem for Slain Poet Kofi Awoonor, Twenty Ideal Cities for Writers, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.26.13

Kwame Dawes has composed a poem for slain poet Kofi Awoonor; Jason Diamond looks at twenty cities that are great for writers; the Oxford American showcases great photographs taken by Eudora Welty; and other news.

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Sherman Alexie’s Sparks Twitter Deluge, Charlotte Brontë’s French Homework, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.12.13

One page of Charlotte Brontë's French homework fetched almost eighty thousand dollars; Sherman Alexie sparked a Twitter deluge with one Tweet; Charlie Savage looks at the prison library at Guantanamo Bay detention camp; and other news.

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Authors Discuss Boston Marathon Tragic Bombing, Walter Benjamin’s Tips for Writers, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.16.13

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, authors share their thoughts, including Susan Orlean, Jill Lepore, and Dan Chiasson; Jeva Lange details her quest for Melville's Moby-Dick at the 2013 New York Antiquarian Book Fair; essayist Walter Benjamin's thirteen tips for writers; and other news.

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Cheryl Strayed Speaks With Elissa Bassist, Tips for Surviving Rejection, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.31.13

Scribner named Colin Harrison its new editor-in-chief; a new translation of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake made the bestseller list in China; F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's Baltimore townhouse is for sale; and other news.

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