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Sofia Coppola Buys Rights to Alysia Abbott’s Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father December 17, 2013: Wow! Hold onto your hats! Today, American Zoetrope announced that it has bought the rights to Alysia Abbott's memoir about her childhood in San Francisco among poets, writers, and artists at the brink of the AIDS Crisis, Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father. Alysia Abbott's father, Steve Abbott, was a new narrative writer in San Francisco who took [...] by

Ernest Hardy and the War Diaries anthology May 11, 2011: The Windy City Times talks to Ernest Hardy about War Diaries, the recent AIDS Project Los Angeles literary anthology he co-edited with Tisa Bryant. The anthology was originally conceived by APLA's Pato Hebert to reach out to African American men along the spectrum of LGBTQ identities and address HIV/AIDS through perspectives specific to their [...] by

Kwame Dawes reports from Haiti in poetry January 10, 2011: Minnesota Public Radio's Bob Collins has an answer for last week's very serious question: Does poetry matter? Collins cites Kwame Dawes and his travels to Haiti over the past year documenting the "human side" of the earthquake's effects as irrefutable evidence in poetry's favor. The PBS NewsHour, in partnership with USA Today and The [...] by