Returning to the urban streets that inspired him, Junot Díaz, the twenty-nine-year-old author of Drown, talks about the trials of instant literary stardom.
A Writer's Counsel: Defining Libel in Fiction
Kaufman explains libel.
A Life Lived: Octavio Paz, 1914-1998
Junot Díaz: On Home Ground
The Persistence of Poetry: An Appreciation of Andrew Hudgins
A twenty-five-year friendship with a poet yields a profound understanding of the man and his work.
Crossing Boundaries: Kenyon Review Writers Workshop
Kenyon Review Writers Workshop.
Purveyor of Talent: ICM Senior Agent Suzanne Gluck
ICM agent Suzanne Gluck.
Don't Ask Me How to Spell Fuchsia
A Georgia Review editor urges writers to know what they are doing.
A Celebration of Small Presses
The Call of the Word: Zoland Books
A World of Voices: White Pine Press
White Pine Press.
They Say a Book Can Change Your Life: Paris Press
Working at a Walking Pace: Golgonooza Press
Golgonooza Letter Foundry and Press.
News and Trends
Academy Accused of Racism
Fred Viebahn, writer and Rita Dove's husband, accuses the Academy of American poets of racism.
Sharon Olds Becomes New York State Poet
Poetry Book Club Launched
The first poetry book club in the U.S., established by the Academy of Amrican Poets.
Bertelsmann to Buy Random House
Sale of Random House to German media group Bertelsman AG.
Big Time for Big Novels
Long novels have an audience.
Steal this Buk!
Charles Bukowski's books are most likely to get stolen, perhaps because of the books' contents.