The New York Shakespeare Exchange is working with filmmakers and directors to produce collaborative video adaptations of Shakespeare’s sonnets, bringing the Bard’s timeless poems to a new audience.
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Authors Guild offers new Emerging Writer Membership; authors’ favorite scary stories; the legacy of Ursula K. Le Guin; and other news.
A roundup of new and emerging writers over the age of fifty whose debut books were published during the past year, featuring Desiree Cooper, Sawnie Morris, Paul Vidich, Paula Whyman, and Paul Hertneky.
A poet reflects on how working as a farmhand in the Berkshires provided the foundation for her new book, Work & Days, an investigation of the rich and ancient intersection between the agricultural and literary callings.
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One highlights the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Zadie Smith’s Swing Time and Fanny Howe’s The Needle’s Eye, offering a glimpse into the worlds of these new and noteworthy titles.
Funny books recommended by funny writers; mislabeling story collections as novels; poetry and the urban experience; and other news.
National Book Award finalists announced; on women writers’ privacy and author photos; Junot Díaz on the role of the humanities; and other news.
October book recommendations; National Book Award winner Phil Klay’s open letter to Donald Trump; how novelists write about climate change; and other news.
Art forgery fiction; Arundhati Roy to publish second novel after twenty years; U.K. releases Agatha Christie stamps; and other news.