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Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin on the decline of online book culture; J. K. Rowling on freedom of expression; Han Kang wins Man Booker International Prize for fiction; and other news.
Allegory versus metaphor; the aphorism’s long history; Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo on the value of poetry; and other news.
Geek Love author Katherine Dunn has died; Lydia Davis on translation; Greek poets on the future of the arts in their country; and other news.
Poet and rapper Kate Tempest on turning her album into a novel; poet Ed Roberson receives Ruth Lilly Prize; fiction writer Mark Haddon on writing destruction; and other news.
May writer horoscopes; Barnes & Noble’s Leonard Riggio on retirement and the future of bookstores; an interview with poet Cole Swenson; and other news.
Literary gardens; Google AI reads romance novels to learn language; Joan Didion’s California notes; and other news.
From playwright to novelist; novelist Angela Flournoy’s moment; poet logic; and other news.
Shakespeare at four hundred; poetry’s etymology; the risk of writing between genres; and other news.
Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary; the poetry of Rosmarie Waldrop; Bret Easton Ellis on the Broadway version of his novel American Psycho; and other news.