Magazine Articles Tagged With performance

Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 3.14.14

Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work. 

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Live Lit Blows Through the Windy City

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The live storytelling scene, commonly known as Live Lit, has taken off in Chicago, often boasting more than fifty shows a month in the Windy City.

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Unterberg Center Turns Seventy-Five

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y in New York City kicks off a season of special events in honor of its seventy-fifth anniversary, starting with an exhibit of rare photos, letters, and ephemera from the center's storied past.

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The Written Image: LOADING

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Visual artist Jonathan Allen and poet Anselm Berrigan team up to create LOADING, an exhibit in New York City that will be published in book form this fall by Brooklyn Arts Press.

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Shakespeare Deniers, Literary War, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.24.13

Internet juggernaut BuzzFeed has launched a books section; James Lasdun recounts how he unknowingly rejected a Doris Lessing manuscript; June Thomas explains how the new Netflix series Orange Is the New Black improves on the Piper Kerman memoir; and other news.

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Jessica Grose on Janet Malcolm's Latest, Hemingway's Reading List, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.29.13

Jessica Grose gleans advice from Janet Malcolm's new book, Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers; Macmillan is launching a new nonfiction division headed by Bob Miller; Nichole Bernier gathers tips for reading on stage from several authors, including J. Courtney Sullivan, Cheryl Strayed, and Alexander Chee; and other news.

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Jennifer Egan Discusses Gatsby With Colbert, Poets on Mother's Day, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.10.13

Jennifer Egan appeared on the Colbert Report to discuss The Great Gatsby; Ilia Blinderman recounts time stuck in a crowded elevator with Salman Rushdie; Michael Kammen looks at the life and letters of Jack Kerouac; and other news.

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Michelle Legro on the Life of Sadakichi Hartmann, Great Gatsby Roundup, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.7.13

Anne Margaret Daniel looks at F. Scott Fitzgerald's career in Hollywood; Michelle Legro examines the life and work of poet Sadakichi Hartmann; Paul Theroux argues the case for simple handwritten notes; and other news.

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Fraudulent Vanity Publisher Sentenced to Prison, Randy Susan Meyers on Self-Promotion, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.15.13

Vermont-based vanity publisher Peter Campbell-Copp has been sentenced to jail for fraud; Scientific American examines the physiological differences between reading print or electronic texts; novelist Randy Susan Meyers discusses the pressures of social media self-promotion; and other news.

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Edra Ziesk Examines the Nature of Friendship, McSweeney's on the Radio, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.21.12

Dissident poet Li Bifeng was sentenced to twelve years in prison in China; News Corp, which owns HarperCollins, is in early discussions with CBS about acquiring Simon & Schuster; Brain Pickings features the routines of several successful writers, including Joan Didion, Haruki Murakami, and Ray Bradbury; and other news.

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