Magazine Articles Tagged With poets laureate

Poem in Your Pocket Day, the Great Poets' Brawl of '68, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.24.14

Paul Simon remembers Seamus Heaney; Irvine Welsh joins graphic novel team; life as an openly gay writer in Kenya; and other news.

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World Poetry Day, Banned Books in Saudi Arabia, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.21.14

Books & Brews brings booze to a new venue in Indiana; Adam Zagajewski on balancing joy with sadness; Vladimir Putin’s fictional presence; and other news.

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Sony Reader Ends North American Business, Laura Miller on Literary Elitism, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.7.14

Former U. S. poet laureate Maxine Kumin died yesterday at age eighty-eight; Penguin Random House will close two Penguin warehouses as it restructures; Alexander Chee examines the nature of pervasive Internet outrage; and other news.

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Yevgeny Yevtushenko Versus Joseph Brodsky, NaNoWriMo Tips, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.4.13

Zola Books will sell exclusive e-book editions of several titles by Joan Didion; Oleg Kashin looks at the disparate careers of poets Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Joseph Brodsky; New Hampshire’s RiverRun Bookstore has opened a new branch in Kittery, Maine; and other news.

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Joyce Maynard on J. D. Salinger, Poetry Helps Dementia Patients, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.16.13

Joyce Maynard discusses her relationship with J. D. Salinger; Natasha Trethewey showcases a poetry project that helps dementia patients; Joshua Ferris explores the iconic male hero; and other news.

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Rebecca Mead on Jane Austen Bank Note Vitriol, Poet Kanwal Bharti Arrested, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.7.13

Indian police arrested poet Kanwal Bharti after he criticized his government on Facebook; Rebecca Mead weighs in on the vitriolic response to Jane Austen on the ten-pound note; a film adaptation of Ann Leary’s The Good House is in the works with Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro in the lead roles; and other news.

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Authors Name Their Favorite Children's Books, Report From Selected Shorts, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.23.13

New York's Hudson Valley is a great place for independent bookstores; Charles Simic discusses decades of reading his poetry in venues across the country; the extraordinarily successful career of poet Carl Sandburg; and other news.

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Authors Protest Keystone Pipeline, T. S. Eliot Letter Discovered, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.13.13

Poets Brenda Hillman and Robert Haas are risking arrest today in protest of the Keystone XL extension pipeline; Kera Bolonik reports that a letter written by T. S. Eliot in 1957 has been discovered; Kate Bolick looks at the life and work of Edna St. Vincent Millay; and other news.

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Saudi Novelist Turki al-Hamad Arrested for Tweets, Philip Roth is Not on Twitter, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.26.12

A Saudi novelist, Turki al-Hamad, was reportedly arrested in the Saudi kingdom after questioning Islamic fundamentalism via Twitter; Carolyn Kellogg, Michael Schaub, Roxane Gay, and other book critics discuss their ten favorite books of 2012; Gawker created a list of "least important writers"; and other news.

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Google Launches Russian E-Bookstore, Literary Death Match TV, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.11.12

The Guardian attended a writing workshop to help authors pen more compelling sex scenes; the Charles Dickens Museum has reopened after a complete restoration; the Brooklyn Rail takes a close look at the low-residency MFA program at Bard College; and other news.

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