Magazine Articles Tagged With poets laureate

Charles Wright Named U.S. Poet Laureate, PEN Condemns Slaying of Thai Poet, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.12.14

Leslie Jamison signs seven-figure deal with Little, Brown; Cambridge students struggle with poem; documentaries on Susan Sontag and W. S. Merwin; and other news.

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Hachette Announces Layoffs, Harper Lee Settles Lawsuit, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.6.14

Darren Aronofsky to adapt Margaret Atwood's dystopian trilogy for HBO; e-books to outsell print in the U.K. by 2018; Ohio’s potential poet laureate position; and other news.

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Yale Receives Grant for Poetry Chair, Contest Judge on Poetry's "Irrelevance," and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.2.14

Illinois legislature revives “Amazon tax”; an open letter to Librarian of Congress James Billington; the state of Washington’s new poet laureate; and other news.

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Vladimir Putin Bans Swearing in Books, Wole Soyinka Decries Nigerian Government’s Response to Kidnapping, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.7.14

Philip Roth’s literature of desire; topless readers take New York City; Kurt Vonnegut’s forays into art; and other news.

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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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