Salinger Trailer, Authors and Cheese, and More

Evan Smith Rakoff

Every day Poets & Writers Magazine scans the headlines—from publishing reports to academic announcements to literary dispatches—for all the news that creative writers need to know. Here are today’s stories:

For Father’s Day, the Poetry Foundation’s podcast Poetry Off the Shelf features contemporary poet Terrance Hayes response to the late Robert Hayden’s “Those Winter Sundays.”

NPR looks at what today’s children are reading in school.

A trailer has been released for Salinger—the upcoming Shane Salerno documentary.

Brooklyn’s venerable BookCourt bookstore intends to build a bar in the back of the store. (Shelf Awareness)

Meanwhile, bookstore sales dropped 5 percent in April. (Publishers Weekly)

Lauren Graham, actor and New York Times bestselling author, has sold the screen rights of her debut novel Someday, Someday, Maybe to Warner Brothers. (Huffington Post)

Flavorwire looks at the book paintings of Ekaterina Panikanova.

Explore showcases the first recording (1956) of poet Allen Ginsberg reading Howl.

The Airship has paired authors with artisan cheeses.