Industry News Archive

Writers Watch Uneasy Advance of Tax Reform Bills

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The House of Representatives and U.S. Senate are considering tax reform bills that, if passed, could affect writers and literary nonprofits across the country.

Round–Up: MacArthur Fellows, California Wildfires, and Joni Mitchell

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From writers with "genius grants" to a new biography of Joni Mitchell, we've collected the latest literary news.

Round–Up: Nobel Prize in Literature, Sasquatch Books, and National Book Awards

From the Nobel Prize in Literature to Sasquatch Books, we've collected the latest literary news.

Round–up: Banned Books Week, Hispanic Heritage, and Jane Eyre

From Banned Books Week to Jane Eyre's move to Brooklyn in a graphic novel, we've collected the latest literary news.

Round-Up: Whiting Foundation, 5 Under 35, and Hillary Clinton

From new grants for magazines to the release of Hillary Clinton's What Happened, we collected the latest literary news.

Beyond Trump’s Wall: Immigrant Literature in Washington, D.C.

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Today, one in seven Washingtonians are immigrants, which has shaped literary trends and artistic output.

Writers Descend on Washington, Promptly Resist

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The literary community descended on Washington, DC last week for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs’ annual conference, and participants seized the opportunity to register their dissent with the current administration.

Why the MFA System Should Be Used to Subvert Cuts to the NEA

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The scariest part of the proposed cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities is that people seem to have accepted them already.

When He Was King: The Words and Wisdom of Muhammad Ali

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Standing in line at the grocery store the other day, I counted four magazines the published special issues to commemorate the remarkable life of Muhammad Ali, who died on June 3 at 74 years old.

Mexican Indigeneous

It might be considered anathema to our neighbors south of the Rio Grande but Phoneme Media is having a veritable publishing celebration of indigenous Mexican poetry. This small, indie publisher with one of the coolest catalogues of world lit understands what Anthony Seidman wrote recently in World Literature Today.