Magazine Articles Tagged With essays

Once I Was Cool by Megan Stielstra

Posted 4.16.14

Megan Stielstra reads an excerpt from her debut essay collection, Once I Was Cool, forthcoming in May from Curbside Splendor.

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Authors Guild Calls for Collective Licensing Agreement, Ted Cruz’s Memoir, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.4.14

A game show winner turned bookseller; literary apps using cartography; the history behind Wes Anderson’s muse; and other news.

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George Saunders’s Beginnings, Instagram’s Anonymous Poet, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.13.14

David Foster Wallace on paper; Afghan women poets in photos and couplets; the dangers of computerized essay evaluation; and other news.

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Olympic Poetry, Newly Digitized Hemingway Ephemera, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.13.14

Slam poet and cultural icon Maggie Estep has died; Kwame Dawes writes Olympics-inspired poetry; Apple loses recent appeal in e-book case; and other news.

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Crowdsourcing Edits, George Saunders, the Role of Literature, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.7.14

Biographer Walter Isaacson asks the digital community for help in editing his next book; writer George Saunders discusses his techniques for crafting short stories; Wendy Lesser on the role of literature in contemporary society; and other news.

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Best Essays on Writing, Holiday Traditions, Ned Vizzini, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.23.13

Emily Temple reveals her list of the best essays on the craft of writing; the New York Times analyzes an Italian book scandal; Titi Nguyen explores the power of holiday traditions; and other news.

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Controversial Emily Dickinson Archive, Thoughts on Neologisms, Arizona Lifts Book Ban, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.25.13

Emily Dickinson online archive fuels debate; Ian Crouch discusses the proliferation of neologisms; Arizona approves Mexican-American studies books; ten scary novels for Halloween; and other news.

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Crowdsourcing Tolstoy, Leaving New York City, Writing With Microsoft Word, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.15.13

Tolstoy’s great-great-granddaughter crowdsources editors; author Melissa Febos on living in and leaving New York City; writer Charles Stross lambasts Microsoft Word; and other news.

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The Beauty of Self-Publishing, Poet Gregory Orr Evolves, National Book Awards’ ‘5 Under 35,’ and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.13.13

Bestselling author Hugh Howey explains the spiritual benefits of self-publishing; poet Gregory Orr reveals the personal transformation behind his literary evolution; National Book Awards' distinguished ‘5 Under 35’ list features all women; and other news.  

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Jhumpa Lahiri on Immigrant Fiction, Roberto Bolaño’s Unpublished Manuscripts, Creative Writing in Jail, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.6.13

Author Jhumpa Lahiri dismisses the idea of immigrant fiction; Shaj Mathem visits Roberto Bolaño’s unpublished work; Sarah Marty-Schlipf teaches creative writing to women in jail; and other news.

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