Magazine Articles Tagged With literary organizations

Activating Public Space With Books

by Morgan Jerkins

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

Now in its fifth year, the New York City–based Uni Project has installed hundreds of pop-up reading rooms in public spaces, bringing books to underserved communities throughout the city and beyond.

More

More Than Just Money: Arts Organizations Offering Prizes More Valuable Than Cash

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 4.13.16

Michael Bourne

In our special section on writing contests, we take a look at three literary organizations offering prizes that include more than just cash—including time and space to write, career development, and more.

More

What Hollywood Owes Writers, Epistolary Novels, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.5.16

National Book Foundation launches program for LGBTQ teens; Tournament of Books brackets posted; Robert Lowell’s complicated relationships with women; and other news.

More

Star Translator Ann Goldstein, Be a Bridge Bard, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.21.16

Iran censors “wine” in books; National Book Foundation’s Innovations in Reading Prize submissions now open; poet and Omnidawn Publishing cofounder Rusty Morrison talks about her work as an editor and poet; and other news.

More

Highlights: Portland 2015

Posted 1.11.16

The sixth Poets & Writers Live event, held in Portland, Oregon, on October 17, 2015, started with advice and encouragement from leaders of some of the area’s literary nonprofits; continued with panel discussions on literary magazines, small presses, and self-publishing, as well as craft talks and readings; and concluded with a book fair featuring titles published by local presses.

Watch Video

Calling Ishmael

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

With an app, a website, and a fleet of rotary-style pay phones, the new interactive project Call Me Ishmael allows readers and book lovers to call the fabled sailor and leave him personal messages about their favorite books.  

More

AAWW Continues the Conversation

by Arvin Temkar

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

The Asian American Writers Workshop rings in its twenty-fifth year at the forefront of the movement to diversify the publishing industry, and to provide advocacy, education, opportunity, and visibility to Asian American poets and writers.

More

Q&A: Saeed Jones Feeds the Buzz

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

BuzzFeed’s newly minted executive editor of culture discusses his new position at the media company, and his goals for the recently launched BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship.

More

Proctor's Literary Arts Prospers

by Kevin Sampsell

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Literary Arts executive director Andrew Proctor discusses the rebirth of Wordstock, and how the overhauled book festival will continue to highlight Portland, Oregon’s thriving literary scene.

More

Shenk Ascends Black Mountain

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 8.19.15

September/October 2015

Joshua Wolf Shenk, the new executive director of the Black Mountain Institute (BMI)—an international literary center that supports writers whose work addresses political and cultural issues—discusses BMI’s role in the culture of creative writing and what he plans to bring to the organization.

More