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NEA Announces Additional 2017 Grants to Benefit U.S. Arts Organizations June 23, 2017: Although the revered national organization has been under threat of extinction since the dawn of Trump’s presidency, the NEA announced a second round of 1,195 awards, totaling $84.06 million, [...] by

Celebratory & Orgiastic Barrage of Smut April 10, 2017: [Excerpt from the notebook I kept in the fall of 2014 when I returned home to my native country, Sweden, to rewrite The Sugar Book, which was published in the spring of 2015.] *** Why do I always cry [...] by

Harry Ransom Center Receives Government Grant to Digitize Archives of PEN International & English PEN March 31, 2017: Publishers Weekly reports that the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $195,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support a two-year [...] by

Kwame Alexander Returns to Poetry February 24, 2017: After taking a break from poetry, Kwame Alexander returns to our favorite literary genre’s throws with a new anthology called Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets, inspired by his, Chris [...] by

Wondrously Disruptive Conclusions to AWP 2017 February 14, 2017: Publishers Weekly’s Claire Kirch went to the Candlelight Vigil for Freedom of Expression, held in Lafayette Park, across from the White House, on the final day of AWP. The vigil, organized by [...] by

Publishers Weekly Interviews Joe Pan, Founder of Brooklyn Arts Press December 14, 2016: Brooklyn Arts Press saw a surge in attention this year, with the publication of Daniel Borzutzky’s The Performance of Being Human, a collection that went on to receive the National Book Award [...] by

National Book Foundation to Conduct Study of Translated Works Published in U.S. October 5, 2016: The National Book Foundation plans to conduct a study on translation in the U.S., reports Publishers Weekly. “‘The National Book Foundation’s Board of Directors believes that working to [...] by

Publishers Weekly Announces Fall 2016 Poetry Titles June 23, 2016: Publishers Weekly announces our autumn reading list, with plenty of poetry titles to look forward to. Among them are new books from Anne Carson, Lisa Robertson, Monica Youn, Peter Gizzi, Safiyah [...] by

Curbside Books to Open in Chicago’s South Loop May 31, 2016: News finally reached us over the transom that Curbside Splendor Publishing, a Chicago-based publisher of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, will be opening a new bookstore/record store/cafe/event [...] by

Craig Morgan Teicher on the State of AWP & the ‘American Creative-Writing Community’ May 10, 2016: Craig Morgan Teicher writes at Publisher’s Weekly about the state of the American creative-writing community, as far as it is seen through recent frustrations expressed at this year’s [...] by