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Brits Buy Book TV

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Online Only, posted 2.15.05

Apart from brief interludes on The Oprah Winfrey Show and NBC’s Today, books don’t often end up on U.S. television. The recent launch of the Quill Awards—a new national book award program sponsored by Reed Business Information and NBC that will include a televised ceremony in October—may have authors feeling like celebrities, but an entire network show devoted to the written word is still a rarity. Not so in the United Kingdom, where several programs are proving that literature can make compelling television.

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National Book Critics Circle Nominates Last Year's Best Books

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Online Only, posted 1.24.05

The National Book Critics Circle, a nonprofit organization composed of 600 book critics and reviewers from across the country, recently announced the finalists for the 2004 book awards.

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Happy Valentine's Day: Winners of National Book Awards Announced

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Online Only, posted 11.22.04

Jean Valentine won the 2004 National Book Award in poetry for Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 (Wesleyan University Press). 

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Rona Jaffe Foundation Celebrates Ten Years of Honoring Women Writers

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Online Only, posted 10.05.04

Six women writers recently received Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Awards. Poets Dana Levin, Tracy Smith, and Sharon Strange, fiction writers Carin Clevidence and Ann Harleman, and creative nonfiction writer Michele Morano each received $10,000.

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Jones, Hemon, and Wright Named "Genius" Fellows

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Online Only, posted 9.28.04

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced that fiction writers Edward P. Jones and Aleksandar Hemon and poet C.D. Wright are among 23 recipients of this year's $500,000 "genius" fellowships.

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Iowa Writers' Workshop Director to Step Down

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Online Only, posted 9.27.04

Frank Conroy, the fourth director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the oldest academic writing program in the country, will step down in December. A successor has not yet been announced.

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