VIDA: Women in Literary Arts releases 2015 VIDA Count; an interview with Los Angeles poet laureate Luis J. Rodriguez; a field report of Shakespeare’s First Folio cross-country tour; and other news.
Shakespeare’s last handwritten manuscript digitized; literary translation quality versus celebrity; HarperCollins to offer discount Mockingbird paperbacks to schools; and other news.
The Asian American Writers Workshop rings in its twenty-fifth year at the forefront of the movement to diversify the publishing industry, and to provide advocacy, education, opportunity, and visibility to Asian American poets and writers.
Warren Wilson College’s low-residency MFA program is taking strides to address questions of diversity, having started a conversation among faculty and students about the intersection of race, culture, and craft in the MFA landscape.
Penguin launches Cartoon Network imprint; speed-reading a novel; the trouble with writing; and other news.
The Bible as America’s favorite book; the popularity of Rumi; an introduction to the best Chinese literature in translation; and other news.