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Will a Poet Read at Obama's Inauguration?

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Online Only, posted 11.06.08

A president is not obligated to have a poet read at his inauguration, but Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric and eloquent speaking style that captivated millions during his long campaign has some wondering if he will invite a poet to read a little something next January.

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Now That Obama's Elected, What Can Writers Expect?

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Online Only, posted 11.05.08

Now that Barack Obama has been elected the 44th president of the United States, he will begin to put his ambitious plan for the country in motion. Of special importance to poets and writers is his stated agenda for the arts. According to the president elect’s Web site, “[T]he arts should be a central part of effective teaching and learning.”

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Eleven Authors Rally in Defense of Milan Kundera

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Online Only, posted 11.04.08

Eleven prominent authors came together recently in signing a statement defending Milan Kundera against recent allegations that the Czech novelist was a police informant for the Communist regime in his youth.

 

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Obama, McCain Share Their Favorite Reads

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Online Only, posted 11.03.08

During the long presidential campaign season that finally ends tomorrow, Americans have read extensively about Barack Obama and John McCain. But what do the candidates themselves read? Last week, they shared their favorite books with CBS News anchor Katie Couric.

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Editor Matt Weiland Leaves the Paris Review for Ecco

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Online Only, posted 10.31.08

Matt Weiland, who served for two years as deputy editor of the Paris Review, will step down today to return to book publishing, Publishers Weekly reported. Weiland will assume the position of senior editor at HarperCollins imprint Ecco on November 10.

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Ten Emerging Writers Receive $50,000 Whiting Awards

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Online Only, posted 10.30.08

The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation announced yesterday the ten recipients of this year's Whiting Writers' Awards.

 

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