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Dorland Mountain Arts Colony Destroyed by California Wildfire

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Online Only, posted 5.20.04

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, located at the foothills of Palomar Mountain in Southern California, was destroyed by a wildfire on May 2, 2004. All of the buildings on the 300-acre nature preserve were reduced to ash and rubble. The five artists in residence at the time were evacuated safely, but a large number of antiques were lost.

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ABA Releases Best Books List

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Online Only, posted 4.08.04

The American Booksellers Association recently compiled Best Books: The Best of Book Sense From the First Five Years, a list of titles that U.S. independent booksellers most enjoyed selling during the past five years. Booksellers voted from a ballot that included 371 titles culled from Book Sense 76 lists. The final list consists of 25 books in the categories of Adult Fiction, Adult Nonfiction, and Children's.

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Updike Wins PEN/Faulkner Award

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Online Only, posted 3.30.04

John Updike, the author of more than fifty books, including twenty novels and numerous collections of short stories, poems, and criticism, won the 2004 PEN/Faulkner Award for The Early Stories (Knopf).

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Updike Among PEN/Faulkner Nominees

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Online Only, posted 3.11.04

Judges Ron Carlson, Chitra Divakaruni, and Elizabeth Strout recently selected five finalists for the 2004 PEN/Faulkner Award, the country's largest peer-juried fiction prize.

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Salman Rushdie Named President of PEN American Center

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Online Only, posted 3.10.04

Salman Rushdie, the author of The Satanic Verses, Midnight's Children, and The Moor's Last Sigh, was recently named president of PEN American Center. Rushdie succeeds Joel Conarroe, a former president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Modern Language Association.

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Poetry Foundation Gets a Dose of Wall Street

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Online Only, posted 2.04.04

The Chicago-based Poetry Foundation, formerly known as the Modern Poetry Association, the publisher of Poetry magazine, recently named John Barr as its president. Barr, a founder and managing director of SG Barr Devlin Associates, an investment banking firm in New York City, is also a published poet and a president emeritus of the nonprofit Poetry Society of America.

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