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Nam Le and Karen Russell Among Dylan Thomas Prize Semifinalists

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Online Only, posted 7.18.08

The sixteen semifinalists for the 2008 Dylan Thomas Prize, which is given to a poet or fiction writer under thirty years of age for a work in English, were announced on Sunday.

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Kay Ryan Named U.S. Poet Laureate

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Online Only, posted 7.17.08

Kay Ryan has been named the sixteenth poet laureate of the United States, the Library of Congress announced today.

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Forgotten García Márquez Screenplay Resurrected for Silver Screen

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Online Only, posted 7.16.08

Mexican actor and producer Rodolfo de Anda recently announced that he has purchased the film rights to a forgotten screenplay written nearly a half century ago by Gabriel García Márquez.

 

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Obama Stresses Importance of Reading, Writing

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Online Only, posted 7.15.08

During a series of question and answers following his speech in Fairfax, Virginia, last Thursday, presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama made some comments about writing and reading.

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Rushdie's Midnight's Children Wins Third Booker Honor

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Online Only, posted 7.14.08

Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel Midnight's Children (Jonathan Cape) was recently announced winner of the Best of the Booker award, a celebratory honor given to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Man Booker Prize.

 

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Lahiri Chosen From Longlist to Win O'Connor Short Story Award

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Online Only, posted 7.11.08

Jhumpa Lahiri was recently named winner of the 2008 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, more than two months in advance of the scheduled winner announcement.

 

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