2 hrs ago | Homer News
One of the treats of the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference comes the opening Friday of the five-day event when the keynote writer or poet does a post-banquet speech.
4 hrs ago | The Star Online
Map @ Publika Level G2-01, Block A5, Solaris Dutamas, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur Tel: 03-6207 9732 www.coolerlumpur.com/word JUNE 21 TO 23 : An annual, multi-disciplinary celebration of arts and culture, this year's Cooler Lumpur Festival is themed #Word - a celebration of words in all forms.
6 hrs ago | CNN
A psychology lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire recently put a face to the fictional man readers have been drooling over since "Fifty Shades of Grey" was released in 2011.
6 hrs ago | Dominion Post
BELGIUM BOUND: Anna McKenzie will be soaking up the sights, sounds and smells of the Flemish countryside for a new novel.
7 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times
In her latest trilogy of books, author Stephanie Ann Smith has found inspiration in the Vineyard's beauty and solitude, as well as its history.
9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Media outlets report the news. They also serve as a platform for public debate and the exchange of views.
12 hrs ago | Writer
Whenever prose writers get together, sooner or later the conversation turns to structure.
14 hrs ago | AmmoLand
American education was based on some very fundamental principles and, from the 1640s until the 1840s, they were, in the words of Joseph Bast, the president of The Heartland Institute, "real civics, real economics, and real virtues."
15 hrs ago | The Guardian
Sally Gardner wins the most prestigious children's books prize with dystopic novel Maggot Moon and uses the prize-giving ceremony to slam Gove's 'outdated' new curriculum Carnegie medal winner Sally Gardner: 'Politicians need to get out of schools and let teachers do what they do best - teach...we need to nurture imagination, not crush it with ... (more)
By selling nearly 1 million hard copies and 500,000 ebooks of his latest novel in just five months, Jia Pingwa reasserted his status in the top echelons of Chinese contemporary authors.
Michelle de Kretser has been named winner of the 2013 Miles Franklin literary award for her fourth novel, Questions of Travel, at a ceremony in Canberra on Wednesday lunchtime.
Fourne: Classic French bakery now open in Berkeley across the street from some of the Claremont's tennis courts.
Combining graffiti and literature, publisher Penguin UK launched the Penguin Street Art series.
Examiner doesn't often venture into the "blogosphere" but accidentally caught John Sepich's take on the Cormac McCarthy masterpiece only just recently read by Examiner: "The novel is like a 470-page Tom Waits song -- blood and whiskey and men with names like J-Bone and Cabbage and Daddy Watson and Ab Jones and Hoghead and Boneyard.
Science fiction and fantasy fans rejoice and take some time to visit the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy .
Maurice Nadeau, who has died at the tender age of 102, was, according to John Calder, writing in the TLS , "the most versatile and many-faceted figure in post-war literary Paris".
When's the last time you read a comic book? Oh, right, the term now is "graphic novel" - as if calling them "comics" was somehow undignified or not sufficiently intellectual.
'The Enchanted Wanderer" by Nikolai Leskov, released by Vintage Classics in April 2013, reveals a neglected writer's masterful evocations of restless passion.