Published: Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:37:00 ESTCopyright: Writers Write, Inc.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:37:00 ESTHarper Lee's attorney and a wealthy businessman are raising funds to make Monroeville, Alabama a major tourist attraction dedicated to the author and To Kill a Mockingbird.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:39:00 ESTHunter S. Thompson, gonzo journalist, loved his marijuana. Now that it's legal in many states, his widow is marketing his favorite strains. But will the feds put a stop to it?
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:19:00 ESTPost-Truth is the 2016 Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:58:00 ESTBob Dylan declines to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony. The Swedish Academy says that's fine, but you have six months to give your Nobel Lecture...or else.
Mon, 7 Nov 2016 21:42:00 ESTThe UAE has passed a visionary new law that promotes reading, books and literacy. Sheikh Mohammed wants to make the UAE a center of learning and cultural exchange.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:25:00 ESTPhilip Roth will donate his 4000 volume book collection to the Newark Public Library. Architect Henry Myerberg will design the room for the collection.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:26:00 ESTPaul Beatty just became the first American author to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his satiric novel, The Sellout
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:41:00 ESTA commitee member of the Swedish Academy blasted Bob Dylan for being impolite and arrogant for refusing to acknowledge that he won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:43:00 ESTThe new Nine Dots Prize is sponsored by Cambridge University Press and offers a $100,000 prize to the winner.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:01:00 ESTThe Nobel Committee has given up on ever speaking with Bob Dylan to tell him he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. They are hopeful he will show up for the award ceremony, though.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:10:00 ESTThe literary community was shocked today to learn that singer songwriter Bob Dylan just won the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Committee knows the choice was controversial.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:53:00 ESTThe Vietnam government has arrested and jailed activist blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh for her story about the worst environmental disaster in the country's history.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:19:00 ESTFinalists for the 2016 National Book Awards were announced. Colson Whitehead and Jacqueline Woodson lead the fiction category.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:47:00 ESTPulitzer Prize winning American playwright Edward Albee has died at the age of 88.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 16:58:00 ESTDonald Trump is engaged in a Twitter war with his former ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz.