Hamilton’s song lyric algorithm; pairing books and film; poet Ocean Vuong on writing from the perspective of the “damned viewer”; and other news.
Moleskine notebooks offer digital sets; the literary rules of Cervantes and Shakespeare; editor Vivian Lee on nurturing writers of color; and other news.
A new anthology of short fiction from the University of Wisconsin Press explores the breadth of stories that women of color have to tell.
Lucinda Williams’s new album contains father’s poetry; Amazon employee crashes drone; Oyster's e-book catalogue now available on web and mobile browsers; and other news.
Simon & Schuster partners with Regan Arts; early J. D. Salinger stories republished; Oakland couple creates new space for poetry; and other news.
Amazon shushes authors; Sweetness #9 receives the “Colbert Bump”; the Baffler opens archives online; and other news.
BitLit partners with HarperCollins; Julia Turner named editor in chief of Slate; the burdens placed upon writers of color in academia; and other news.
Governor responds to hubbub over North Carolina poet laureate; hearing for imprisoned poet in Cameroon; Chin Music Press opens new store and exhibit space; and other news.
Illinois legislature revives “Amazon tax”; an open letter to Librarian of Congress James Billington; the state of Washington’s new poet laureate; and other news.
Andrew Wylie versus Amazon; an online reading in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month; North Korea’s bookstores; and other news.