According to Kelley, a parallel goal of the biannual journal is to examine the influence of urban environments on the creative process.
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In October, Ithaca, New York, was officially designated a city of asylum for exiled writers, only the second of its kind in the U.S.
President George W. Bush recently announced his intention to nominate Michael P. Hammond as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
After 12 years as executive director of the Academy of American Poets, William Wadsworth was asked by Henry Reath, president of the organization's board of directors, to resign from his post.
The Book-of-the-Month Club, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, recently announced the return of its editorial board of judges, a four-member panel of best-selling authors that recommends at least five books to members of the club each year.
Careful readers of The Bulgari Connection, the forthcoming novel by best-selling British writer Fay Weldon, may notice a curiously high number of passages about jewelry, albeit really nice Italian jewelry.
The first annual National Book Festival, sponsored by First Lady Laura Bush and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, will be held at the Library of Congress on September 8.