Magazine Articles Tagged With creative nonfiction

CIA Used Doctor Zhivago as a Weapon, Liberty Media Sells Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.7.14

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first new novel in ten years; remembering Peter Matthiessen, Brendan Behan, and Marina Keegan; what Percy Bysshe Shelley ate; and other news.

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New Book Imagines Hitler as Stand-Up Comedian, Author Suggests Merger of U.S. and Canada, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.24.14

Open Road hires Ira Silverberg; the Los Angeles Times profiles City Lights Bookstore; an artist reimagines works by Cormac McCarthy and others; and other news.

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Republicans Denounce Amtrak Residency, U.K. Nonprofit Protests Gendered Children’s Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.18.14

A San Diego writer celebrates a novel fifteen years in the making; a South African novelist explores E. M. Forster’s private life; New Orleans gears up for Tennessee Williams Literary Festival; and other news.

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Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 3.14.14

Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work. 

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Dani Shapiro: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 2.12.14

Dani Shapiro is the author of five novels and three memoirs, including most recently Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life, published last October by Atlantic Monthly Press. With an introduction from Poets & Writers managing director Melissa Ford Gradel at the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles, Shapiro reads from her new book and discusses what it means to write, and to keep writing.

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The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld by Justin Hocking

Posted 2.12.14

Justin Hocking reads the first chapter of his new memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, forthcoming from Graywolf Press in March.

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Why We Write: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 2.12.14

Poets & Writers Magazine editor in chief Kevin Larimer moderates a panel titled Why We Write at the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles. Authors Ron Carlson, Meghan Daum, Harryette Mullen, and Charles Yu discuss how and why they started writing, what has helped them along the way, and what inspires them to keep going.

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Writers Who Wrote Lying Down; Gary Shteyngart and Chang-Rae Lee, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.8.14

The Huffington Post examines seven famous writers who wrote while lying down; author and poet Jim Harrison explains the importance of patience; BuzzFeed reveals the literary world of New York City during the 1920s; and other news.

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Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart

Posted 12.18.13

Gary Shteyngart reads an excerpt from his memoir, Little Failure, forthcoming from Random House in January. Excerpted with permission by Random House, a division of Random House, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Copyright © 2014 by Gary Shteyngart.

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National Book Award Winners, Working for Tina Brown, NaNoWriMo Posters, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.21.13

Underdog wins fiction category at National Book Awards and more awards ceremony analysis; fifty books that define the past five years in literature; inspirational NaNoWriMo posters; Tina Brown; and other news.

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