Neil Gaiman writes television adaptation of Good Omens; forty-five queer feminist books to read now; the history of inaugural poets; and other news.
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Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on fashion and feminism; songwriters contribute to book project benefiting literacy nonprofits; Barbara Kingsolver on post-election America; and other news.
Poetry books to gift this holiday season; Anne Frank poem sells for $148,000; feminist InstaPoets; and other news.
The importance of public libraries; director Pablo Larrain on his Pablo Neruda biopic; poet Lynn Melnick on activism and writing; and other news.
Borges’s Library of Babel in 3D; online harassment of comic writer sparks conversation about misogyny in industry; Charles Dickens’s pet raven inspired Poe’s famous poem; and other news.
James Patterson cancels publication of novel The Murder of Stephen King; Lidia Yuknavitch reimagines Joan of Arc; PEN releases report on China’s censorship of foreign journalists; and other news.
Upon the release of Another Brooklyn, her first novel for adults in twenty years, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson discusses New York City’s literary legacy, the strength in being a person of color, putting humanity on the page, living in the age of Beyoncé, and happiness
Now in its second year, the BinderCon professional development conference, held biannually in New York and Los Angeles, works to champion and connect women and gender nonconforming writers.
The influence of Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems on Mad Men; the anatomy of a best-seller; Ben-Hur update features larger roles for women characters; and other news.
What writers can learn from visual artists’ use of contrast; HarperCollins starts new development program for indie bookstores; the power of poetry to speak out for human rights; and other news.