Magazine Articles Tagged With festivals

On Not Reading, Roald Dahl Day, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.13.16

Lionel Shriver’s remarks spark backlash at Australian book fest; Kazim Ali on interdisciplinary approaches to writing; Man Booker shortlist announced; and other news.

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BinderCon Grows Into Feminist Force

by Sarah M. Seltzer

News and Trends

Posted 8.17.16

September/October 2016

Now in its second year, the BinderCon professional development conference, held biannually in New York and Los Angeles, works to champion and connect women and gender nonconforming writers.

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Shakespeare’s Coat-of-Arms Application, Author-Editor Relationship Drama, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.7.16

Europa Editions launches scholarship for U.S. booksellers; Roxane Gay on bearing witness to police brutality; actress’s memoir about Zambia sparks controversy; and other news.

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Tucson, Arizona

by Ander Monson

City Guides

Online Only, posted 6.28.16

Ander Monson, editor of DIAGRAM and author of Letter to a Future Lover, leads a literary tour of Tucson, Arizona, home of the renowned UA Poetry Center.

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Crowdsourcing Novels, Translation’s Role in Latin American Culture, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.25.16

Nikki Giovanni on the fortieth anniversary of Pulitzer Prize–winning novel Roots; writers petition against Donald Trump; the inaugural Little Free Library Fest; and other news.

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First Folio Discovered in Scotland, Poetry and Medicine, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.7.16

Ta-Nehisi Coates on writing the Black Panther comics; Guggenheim fellowships announced; the biases in marketing African fiction; and other news.

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Free Retreats, Fairs, and Festivals: Inspiring Getaways for Writers on a Budget

by Staff

Special Section

Posted 2.10.16

Staff

Whether it’s a daylong festival, a weekend conference, or a four-week residency, there are countless options for writers looking for a retreat. We rounded up more than eighty free conferences, residencies, and festivals across the country so that you can find the literary getaway that’s right for you—at little to no cost.

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Snowstorm Books, Wallace Stegner Novel Adaptation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.22.16

The endurance of bad similes; Joyce Carol Oates interviewed; former New Republic editor launching new journal with Steve Jobs’s widow; and other news.

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Austin, Texas

by Oscar Casares

City Guides

Posted 1.4.16

From the long-standing tradition of the Texas Book Festival to the offbeat O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships, acclaimed author Oscar Casares highlights a range of literary happenings and haunts in Austin, a city that pledges to keep it weird.

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Proctor's Literary Arts Prospers

by Kevin Sampsell

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Literary Arts executive director Andrew Proctor discusses the rebirth of Wordstock, and how the overhauled book festival will continue to highlight Portland, Oregon’s thriving literary scene.

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