To Be Heard

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The documentary film To Be Heard, which made its debut last November and won a grand jury prize and the audience award at the film festival Doc NYC, follows three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry.

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Philip K. Dick

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Nearly all of his forty-four published books were science fiction, but Philip K. Dick, who died in 1982, has influenced countless writers and filmmakers with sociological, political, and metaphysical themes that trenscend genre. The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick, edited and introduced by Pamela Jackson and Jonathan Lethem, forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt this fall, is the author's final work.

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Kevin Wilson

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  • Winner of the 2009 Shirley Jackson Award for his story collection, Tunneling to the Center of the Earth, Kevin Wilson discusses his new novel, The Family Fang, which will be published in August by Ecco. About the difference between writing a story and a novel, he says, "The short story is this car and you just drive it into a tree... With a novel I had to keep reminding myself to drive as far as I could, to get as many miles as I could out of it before I crashed it."
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