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19 min ago | IcWolverhampton

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight at Birmingham Literature Festival

It will open on National Poetry Day - Thursday, October 2 - when poet and novelist Jackie Kay will kick off the festival.

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3 hrs ago | CNN

Literature in a land with no alphabet

The Hargeisa Book Fair in Somaliland is hoping to revive the country's lapsed literary tradition.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Arts, Dale Carnegie, Vocal

3 hrs ago | India.com

Indian-American Author Wins 2014 PEN Open Book Award

Author Nina McConigley grew up in Wyoming as the daughter of an Irish father and an Indian mother - so she boasts a unique perspective on life in one of America's least racially diverse states.

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Related Topix: Indian-American, Asian-American, Arts

4 hrs ago | Inventor Spot

Want A Truly Novel T-Shirt With An Entire Novel On It?

They do this by printing the entire book in a style that appears artistic from a distance and completely readable close up.

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6 hrs ago | The Atlantic

Writers Should Examine Everything, Even the Supermarket

By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, us Travel, Travel, Minneapolis, MN, Augsburg College, University of Southern California, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Mashable

Inside the Convention Where 2,000 Furries Come to Party

A world in which animals roam the streets on two legs and share a good laugh over cocktails with their buds after work - this is the life of a furry.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AkiPress

10:30 Magtymguly Pyragy's literary soiree takes place in Germany

Organized by the Turkmen Embassy, the German branch of the Humanitarian Association of Turkmens of the World and Yamrali Trading GmbH, the event brought together representatives of the public and business communities of Hamburg, writers and artists, as well as Turkmen expat communities living in Germany, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

SF Signal

Mind Meld: Underappreciated Genre Authors

Even great writers can get lost among the ever-growing stacks and stacks of genre literature or fade from memory in the course of time.

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Related Topix: Arts, Falls Church, VA, US Military, US Navy

Art Daily

BBC Two, BBC Four and the British Library join forces to celebrate all things Gothic this autumn

Gothic is one of the most evocative words in art - it conjures visions of the dark and wild, the supernatural and the eerie.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Arts, Gothic, Pop/Rock, The Cure

The Bayonet

Professor: Preparation must not cause paralysis

Elizabeth Samet, a professor of English at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, visited Fort Benning Aug. 21 to share her views on preparation in the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, United States Military Academy, US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Arts

Noozhawk

UCSB Literature Scholar Examines Meaning of Materialism and Everyday Objects

Some scholars suggest that when Prospero spoke those words in Shakespeare's The Tempest , he was referring to the things that help create an illusion.

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Related Topix: Arts, UC Santa Barbara

Psychology Today

The Second Greatest Psychologist of All Time

One of the main reasons I switched my major in college from English literature to psychology was that I was worried about making a living.

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ContactMusic.com

Malorie Blackman Fights Back After Inaccurate Headline Incites Racist Abuse

The children's laureate Malorie Blackman says she will not let "haters" silence her after an inaccurate headline on Sky News led to the author receiving a barrage of racist abuse on Twitter.

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Leinster Express

Charismatic mix at the MindField

The Literary Tent has fast become a beacon of fascination for Picnickers drawn to Stradbally's Latin Quarter: the MindField Arena.

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Metro

Blackman subjected to Twitter abuse after calling for more diversity in books

Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman has said she will not let 'haters silence me' after an inaccurate headline by Sky News led to a barrage of racist Twitter abuse towards the award-winning author.

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Examiner.com

Ellen Hopkins reflects on ten years of writing YA with publication of 'Rumble'

Faith and bullying take center stage in the world of young adult literature with today's release of Rumble , the latest book from New York Times best-selling author Ellen Hopkins .

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BroadwayWorld.com

L. Scott Caldwell to Star in Colony Theatre's What I Learned in Paris This Fall

The Colony Theatre will present the second production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of WHAT I LEARNED IN PARIS by Pearl Cleage .

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, African-American, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Prague's longtime chief rabbi leaves colorful and controversial legacy

Rabbi Karol Sidon stepped down as Prague's chief rabbi amid reports about his love life.

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Related Topix: Arts, Israel, World News, Middle East

The Independent

Berlin's Furrie invasion

Furry fandom is a surprisingly little-known subculture, but where it is known, the idea persists that it's all about sex Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Arts

Zap2it.com

'Game of Thrones' Richard Madden joins 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' on BBC

Robb Stark lives again in the BBC1 production of "Lady Chatterley's Lover." Former "Game of Thrones" actor Richard Madden will star in the new project as gamekeeper Oliver Mellors.

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Related Topix: Richard Madden, Arts

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