Magazine Articles Tagged With fiction

Kimbilio Nurtures Black Writers

by Morgan Jerkins

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

Now in its third year, the annual Kimbilio fiction writers retreat provides “an oasis, a sort of freeing space, where nobody has to apologize for being their black self or writing about black people.”

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The Written Image: Memoranda

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

Taking inspiration from Haruki Murakami’s short stories, a Vancouver-based game studio has created a point-and-click video game that allows players to live in a world created by words.

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Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

Posted 2.10.16

Idra Novey reads an excerpt from her debut novel, Ways to Disappear, published in February by Little, Brown.

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The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

Posted 2.10.16

Karan Mahajan reads from his latest novel, The Association of Small Bombs, published in March by Viking.

The Association of Small Bombs

The bombing, for which Mr. and Mrs. Khurana were not present, was a flat, percussive event that began under the bonnet of a parked white Maruti 800, though of course that detail, that detail about the car, could only be confirmed later. A good bombing begins everywhere at once.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Maylis de Kerangal’s latest novel, The Heart, translated from the French by Sam Taylor, and A. Igoni Barrett’s debut novel, Blackass, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Thoreau the Magical Realist, Embracing Ambivalence, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.9.16

Iraq war veterans on writing fiction; college students prefer print books to digital; racy Tagore translation pulled from Chinese stores; and other news.

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What Hollywood Owes Writers, Epistolary Novels, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.5.16

National Book Foundation launches program for LGBTQ teens; Tournament of Books brackets posted; Robert Lowell’s complicated relationships with women; and other news.

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Reading for Wellbeing, National Haiku Writing Month, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.26.16

PEN to honor J. K. Rowling at annual literary awards ceremony; Janet Malcolm finds fault in Ted Hughes biographer; poet Ada Limón on the value of not writing; and other news. 

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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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Star Translator Ann Goldstein, Be a Bridge Bard, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.21.16

Iran censors “wine” in books; National Book Foundation’s Innovations in Reading Prize submissions now open; poet and Omnidawn Publishing cofounder Rusty Morrison talks about her work as an editor and poet; and other news.

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