Published: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:01:00 ESTCopyright: Writers Write, Inc.
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.
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 17:39:00 ESTScribner will release a short story collection by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The stories were considered too controversial to be published in the 1930s.
Sat, 3 Sep 2016 21:39:00 ESTKanye West wrote a poem about McDonald's french fries for Frank Ocean's new art magazine Boys Don't Cry.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:21:00 ESTMarilynne Robinson will receive the 2016 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award from the Dayton Literary Peace Prize organization.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:46:00 ESTScreenwriter Jeremy Slater has an interesting take on why the most recent film reboot of The Fantastic Four underperformed with critics, fans and at the box office.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 17:30:00 ESTPen America announces the return of the PEN/Nabokov Award, with an international twist to the literary prize. It carries a $50,000 cash purse.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 18:34:00 ESTGeorge Orwell, author of 1984, will be immortalized in a bronze sculpture outside the BBC, his inspiration for the always lying Ministry of Truth.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 18:59:00 ESTThomas Gibson was suspended from Criminal Minds for kicking a writer on the set.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:00:00 ESTJonathan Franzen did a hilarious bit on Seth Meyer's show. He reads from the paperback version of his novel Purity, but his sponsor Adidas wanted some changes to the text.
Mon, 8 Aug 2016 18:51:00 ESTGeorge R.R. Martin's long running superhero anthology series Wild Cards is being adapted for television.