Magazine Articles Tagged With literary sites

Austin, Texas

by Oscar Casares

City Guides

Posted 1.4.16

From the long-standing tradition of the Texas Book Festival to the offbeat O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships, acclaimed author Oscar Casares highlights a range of literary happenings and haunts in Austin, a city that pledges to keep it weird.

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Q&A: Benka Banks on Academy's Brand

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

The executive director of the Academy of American Poets discusses the forthcoming rebranding of its website, poets.org, in celebration of the organization’s eightieth anniversary.

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John Ashbery’s Things, Rise of the Creativity Expert, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.16.13

An exhibition of poet John Ashbery’s possessions is on display in New York City; Eric Pomerance and Laurie Gwen Shapiro visit with impersonators who spend days as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Louisa May Alcott; Thomas Frank casts a gimlet eye on the rise of the creativity expert; and other news.

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Roxane Gay on a Better Literary Conversation, Cheryl Strayed’s Long-Lost Half-Sister, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.10.13

Roxane Gay highlights the slight amount of book review coverage for writers of color; Cheryl Strayed revealed how her bestselling memoir Wild introduced her to a half-sister; Harper Lee settled with her former agent over the rights to To Kill a Mockingbird; and other news.

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John Grisham on Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp, Top-Earning Authors, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.12.13

Author John Grisham looks inside the prison at Guantánamo Bay; Harvard professor Joseph L. Badaracco uses literature to teach business ethics; fourth; and other news.

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Kurt Vonnegut Film Adaptation, Lorca in Brooklyn, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.8.13

The New York Times reports that Amazon is cutting back discounts; Fast Company details how to master self-promotion; Peter Rainer examines the conspicuous absence of screen adaptations of the work of Saul Bellow; and other news.

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Chasing Elizabeth Bishop, Tennessee Williams Reads Hart Crane, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.20.13

In a recent interview, Alice Munro indicated she might be retiring; Laura C. Mallonee chases the ghost of poet Elizabeth Bishop across Manhattan; Kelsey Osgood reveals her childhood attraction to Kafka; and other news.

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Baltimore

by Jen Michalski

City Guides

Online Only, posted 4.8.13

Author Jen Michalski takes us on a tour of the many literary sites writers should visit while strolling the gritty streets of Baltimore.

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Baltimore's Treatment of the Poe House and Museum, Poetry Magazine Giveaway, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.4.13

A. N. Devers looks at how the home of the Baltimore Ravens has treated the Poe House and Museum; the cover of fiftieth anniversary edition of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar has been lampooned; Benjamin Nugent considers the upside of writerly distraction; and other news

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Burlington, Vermont

by Edie Rhoads

City Guides

Online Only, posted 9.19.12

Join indie author Edie Rhoads as she showcases the local literary treasures of one of America’s most picturesque cities.

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