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A curated selection of videos, including book trailers, brief interviews, and other literary curiosities updated daily.

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Jake Adam York

In this clip from 2011, Jake Adam York reads from "Collect," which appears in his third poetry collection, Persons Unknown, published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2010. York, who was the editor of Copper Nickle as well as a contributing editor of Shenandoah, passed away on Sunday. He was forty years old.

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John Gardner

The author of the novels Grendel, October Light, and The Sunlight Dialogues as well as legendary books such as On Becoming a Novelist and The Art of Fiction, had a tremendous influence as a creative writing teacher. Watch Gardner's children discuss their father's rigorous teaching style and his devotion to the craft of fiction—then see the man in action in this clip from Open Road Media.

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God, I love writers!

Here's a pleasant daydream in the form of an animated New Yorker cartoon by Charles Barsotti.

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Emily Dickinson

Monday was Emily Dickinson's birthday (born on December 10, 1830). To celebrate, the Poetry Foundation and PBS presented an animated version of “I Started Early–Took My Dog,” part of the Poetry Everywhere series. The poem is animated by Maria Vasilkovsky and read by actress Blair Brown.

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The Secret Sharer

Listen to this 1985 recording of Orson Welles reading “The Secret Sharer," a story by Joseph Conrad. “I think I’m made for Conrad,” Welles once said. “I think every Conrad story is a movie.”

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A Country Doctor

Check out award-winning Japanese animator Koji Yamamura's adaptation of Franz Kafka's tale "A Country Doctor," written in Prague during the winter of 1916.

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Susan Straight

The author of ten books, including the novel Between Heaven and Here (McSweeney's, 2012), delivered this talk on telling stories at an independently organized TED event in Redondo Beach, California, back in October.

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Frank O'Hara

Poet Ron Silliman recently drew attention to this footage of Frank O'Hara from the 1966 TV series USA: Poetry. O’Hara died a few weeks after the filming was completed.

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Ron Charles on E L James

The book critic at the Washington Post has a little fun with Publishers Weekly's recent annoucement that E L James, the author of the Fifty Shades trilogy of adult romance novels, is the Publishing Person of the Year.

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Siri Hustvedt

Novelist, memoirist, and essayist Siri Hustvedt, whose most recent book is the essay collection Living, Thinking, Looking (Picador, 2012), talks here about "between space...the zone of action between people through which a third entity is created. Something like a third presence in the room."

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