Magazine Articles Tagged With travel writing

Madonna to Direct Rebecca Walker Adaptation, Alice Munro Honored With New Canadian Coin, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.26.14

Kiese Laymon on the politics of black male action; Patrick Leigh Fermor book and Tennessee Williams short story each published after an eighty-year wait; Scribd’s new travel book section; and other news.

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Publish Travel Journals, Anne Frank Book Vandal Arrested, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.17.14

Historians discuss the mystery of 12 Years a Slave author Solomon Northup; a new book looks at the shipping industry; an artist creates a new exhibit out of used books; and other news.

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Keith Richards’s Children’s Book, Twitter Fiction Festival, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.12.14

Author advocates autonomy for sex workers; Wes Anderson discusses Stefan Zweig; the Irish Grey Gardens; and other news.

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Residencies Gone Wild: Finding Inspiration at the Ends of the Earth

by Kevin Nance

Special Section

Posted 3.1.14

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From the ice caves of Antarctica to Alaska’s Terror Wilderness, some writers choose to live and work in the most remote—and sometimes even dangerous—destinations. 

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The Exiles: Report From Literary Syria

by Stephen Morison Jr.

The Literary Life

Posted 2.12.14

March/April 2014

In a continuing series examining the state of literature abroad, poets Amjad Etry and Hala Mohammad and filmmaker Muhammad Bayazid discuss the challenges that writers and artists face amidst ongoing political turmoil in Syria.

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The Poetry Pilgrim Presses On

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.13

July/August 2013

Poet Crystal Hoffman sets out on a pilgrimage across the country to write a collection of poetry and essays based on the narratives of people she meets along the way. And she’s doing it all on foot. 

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The Revolution: Report From Literary Egypt

by Stephen Morison Jr.

The Literary Life

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

Contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. reports on the literary community in Cairo, Egypt, interviewing authors, publishers, and booksellers about the ongoing protests, freedom of speech, and the future of Egypt.

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Hemingway's Cats, Emily Dickinson's Birthday, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.10.12

Lee Child illustrates how to create suspense; author Darin Strauss surveys the state of literary fiction, and spotlights the influence of James Joyce on his contemporaries; today is Emily Dickinson's birthday; and other news.

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Hornby to Pen Film of Cheryl Strayed's Memoir, Last Advice for National Novel Writing Month, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.30.12

In Qatar, poet Muhammad ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami has been sentenced to life in prison after writing lines inspired by the Arab Spring; GalleyCat offers its last piece of advice for National Novel Writing Month; Nick Hornby will adapt the film version of Cheryl Strayed's Wild for Reese Witherspoon; and other news.

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Twain’s Bike Lessons

by Fletcher Moore

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.11

September/October 2011

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A writer peddles his bike two thousand miles, from the headwaters of the Mississippi River down to New Orleans, following a trail cut by Mark Twain on the riverboat he piloted more than a hundred fifty years ago.

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