Magazine Articles Tagged With teaching

Stephen King on Teaching Writing, the Case Against Trigger Warnings, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.12.14

Vook acquires Byliner; Peter Carey on refusing to ghost Julian Assange’s memoir; the campaign for independent bookstores expands; and other news.

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Authors Debate Poetry’s Relevance, Publishing Mergers in 2014, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.22.14

BitLit partners with HarperCollins; Julia Turner named editor in chief of Slate; the burdens placed upon writers of color in academia; and other news.

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The Human Library's Many Books

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

A Danish organization challenges library patrons worldwide to confront prejudices and change perspectives through conversations with “human books.”

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Teenage Poet Yahya Hassan, Class Divide Between Adjunct and Tenured Professors, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.24.14

Vice magazine features Yahya Hassan, a teenage Danish Palestinian poet whose first collection is the most popular book of Danish poetry in history; NBC News spotlights the income disparity between adjunct and tenured professors in the United States; BuzzFeed wants to know if you can guess the identity of a classic novel after reading its first sentence; and other news.

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Randy Susan Meyers on Using an Outline, Speaking With Don Share, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.18.13

Poet Charles Simic weighs in on the current state of American society; 2paragraphs speaks with Poetry magazine editor Don Share; Randy Susan Meyers examines the usefullness of an outline; and other news.

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A Massive Open Online Movement

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Massive open online courses, which are offered for free online to anyone in the world, provide a new alternative to students looking for an education in the arts.

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Novelist Sonallah Ibrahim, Defending Higher Education, V. S. Naipaul, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.21.13

Egyptian novelist Sonallah Ibrahim discusses writing and Egypt; UVA English professor defends higher education; the feuds and influences that define V. S. Naipaul; and other news. 

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Bon Appétit: How Food Writing Fed My Fiction

by Aaron Hamburger

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

Fiction writer Aaron Hamburger got more than he bargained for when he signed up for a class in food writing. Instead of simply learning about a new genre, he also learned some valuable lessons about the one he'd been practicing for years.

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Actor B. J. Novak Lands Seven-Figure Book Deal, Go the F**k to Sleep Movie, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.12.13

The Los Angeles Times reports e-books helped increase overall United States book sales; David Haglund explains the fabricated claim that Dostoevsky met with Charles Dickens; Wendy Francis pens a letter to an aspiring author; and other news.

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Leonard Riggio Wants to Buy Barnes & Noble, Wang Ping Files Discrimination Suit, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.26.13

The founder of Barnes & Noble wants to purchase Barnes & Noble's retail stores and website; poet Wang Ping has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Macalester College; ten of the most divisive authors in recent memory; and other news.

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