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Harry Ransom Center Acquires Pound Archive

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Online Only, posted 11.17.08

A sizable collection of papers, photographs, and personal items of Ezra Pound was recently acquired by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin.

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Study Finds That Fiction Plays a Key Role in Illuminating World Issues

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Online Only, posted 11.13.08

A recent study found that literature can be a useful tool in shaping the public's understanding of political and economic issues, perhaps having more of an impact than academic writing on the subjects.

 

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Burmese Poet Gets Two Years in Prison for Eight-Line Poem

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Online Only, posted 11.12.08

The Burmese poet Saw Wai was sentenced on Monday to two years in prison for writing a love poem that contains a hidden criticism of the Burmese dictator General Than Shwe.

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Nam Le Wins Dylan Thomas Prize

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Online Only, posted 11.11.08

Nam Le was recently awarded the second biennial Dylan Thomas Prize for his debut short story collection, The Boat (Knopf).

 

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Harryette Mullen and Barry Hannah Among This Year's USA Fellows

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Online Only, posted 11.10.08

United States Artists (USA) today announced the recipients of the third annual USA Fellowship grants. The nine literature fellows for 2008 are poets Forrest Gander, Laura Kasischke, Lê Thi Diem Thúy, Joy Harjo, A. Van Jordan, and Harryette Mullen, novelists Barry Hannah and Tayari Jones, and nonfiction writer Jeff Chang.

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Penn State Celebrates Roethke's One Hundredth Birthday

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Online Only, posted 11.07.08

Penn State celebrates this week the one hundredth anniversary of Theodore Roethke's birth.

 

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