Magazine Articles Tagged With craft

This Thing I Made: Letterpress Meets High Tech at the IPRC

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

Michael Bourne

Writers take bookmaking into their own hands at Portland, Oregon’s Independent Publishing Resource Center.

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Coming Home to Writing: Exile and Literary Citizenship

by Elizabeth Huergo

The Literary Life

Posted 10.15.14

Elizabeth Huergo

Having left her home in Havana as a refugee at the age of three, an author explores the truth of what it means to be a writer in exile.

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Where We Write: New York City Via Bavaria, Germany

by Sabine Heinlein

The Literary Life

Posted 10.15.14

Sabine Heinlein

Learning to inhabit a new country and language helps a German-born writer discover her voice and understand how that voice hinges on the place in which she lives.

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Charles Wright Begins Poet Laureate Term, Lena Dunham Kicks Off Book Tour, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.30.14

Finalists for Kirkus Prize announced; National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35; Lee Child on why the Amazon-Hachette battle matters; and other news.

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The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect

by Steve Almond

The Literary Life

Posted 8.20.14

September/October 2014

A writer and workshop instructor grapples with what he sees as an increasing resistance toward the work of established authors among writing students.

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The Art of Reading Lauren Slater

by William Giraldi

The Literary Life

Posted 6.18.14

William Giraldi

In her genre-defying book Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir, published in 2000 by Random House, Lauren Slater toys with the conventions of fact, fiction, memory, and art, introducing fabricated occurrences and physical conditions to unveil the truth of her experience—and of the human condition.

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Ghost in the Machine: A Typewriter, a Postcard, and the Objects of Memory

by Maria Mutch

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.14

Maria Mutch

A writer’s search for a typewriter brings her face to face with both present and past, and helps her understand ideas of friendship, memory, connection, and loss.

 

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Boston Builds Edgar Allan Poe Statue, Pelican Books to Fly Again, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.25.14

Going to the library increases happiness; Camille Rankine and Mary Gaitskill on the importance of being earnest; gay sex in fiction; and other news.

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Xiaolu Guo States American Literature is Overrated, Shia LaBeouf Scandal, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.22.14

Liel Leibovitz reports that Listen Up Philip, a movie that premieres this week at the Sundance Film Festival, has glaring parallels to the work of Philip Roth; musician Trent Reznor is on board to collaborate on the score of David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl; University of Southern California students have launched a letter-writing campaign to save USC’s Master of Professional Writing program; and other news.

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No Ideas but in Things: The Importance of First Objects

by Elizabeth Kostova

Special Section

Posted 1.1.14

Elizabeth Kostova

Channeling some of our earliest memories, and specifically the physical objects that often exist at the center of such recollections, can prove to be a productive writing exercise—and might just open the floodgates to inspiration. 

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