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New Poems from Marcel Proust, D. H. Lawrence & F. Scott Fitzgerald March 27, 2013: Lots of new poetry arrivals from old prose hats today: Jacket Copy notes that a lot of handwritten poems by F. Scott Fitzgerald are to be auctioned, including one for actress Helen Hayes's daughter, Mary McArthur ("--- Put her in pigtails and give her to me"); and The Daily Beast gives us Proust's first poem, "Pederasty," written at age 17 and [...] by

Poets Answering Questions in Celebration of Proust’s Birthday July 11, 2012: Check this out over at Danniel Schoonebeek's tumblr. Five poets answer five questions of their choice from Proust's Questionnaire. Here are Allyson Paty's answers. Make the jump to read the others. Allyson Paty, author of The Further Away: • The gift of nature I would like to have: Discipline. How I want to die: Suddenly, but [...] by

More Christmas lights are not the answer December 22, 2010: Need something to keep yourself going through the long, dark winter? The Guardian is here to help you turn that seasonal affective disorder upside down. Accompanying a post on why so many writers choose to work at night, the "Darkness in Literature" quiz tests your knowledge of all things nocturnal in poetry and prose and just might make [...] by