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Poet Arrested in Jordan for Insulting Islam

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Online Only, posted 10.22.08

Jordanian poet and journalist Islam Samhan was arrested on Tuesday and charged with insulting Islam for using verses from the Quran, the Muslim holy text, in love poems from his recently published collection Grace Like a Shadow, the Associated Press reported. Jordanian law prohibits any writing deemed offensive to Islam or the prophet Muhammad. 

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Calling All Canadian Carnivores: Burger King Sponsors Poetry Contest

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Online Only, posted 10.21.08

Two weeks ago, global fast food chain Burger King launched a poetry contest. The Meat Haiku promotion, which is open only to Canadian residents, seeks original haikus that celebrate a culinary love of meat. 

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One Story Editor Among Judges of the Story Prize

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Online Only, posted 10.20.08

The judges of the 2008 Story Prize were announced on Sunday night, representing an array of realms that support the short story.

 

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British Library Acquires Expansive Ted Hughes Archive

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Online Only, posted 10.17.08

A major collection of the papers of poet Ted Hughes was acquired on Tuesday for roughly one million dollars by the British Library in London.

 

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Debut Novelist Wins Booker, NBA Finalists Announced

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Online Only, posted 10.15.08

Debut novelist Aravind Adiga was named the winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize for his book The White Tiger (Atlantic) and the National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the 59th annual National Book Awards.

 

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