RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Authors

A collection of news and information related to Authors published by this site and its partners.

Top Authors Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Back from the battlefield, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans produce a surge of great fiction

    Ben Fountain was driving to Galveston, Texas, in March 2003, about a week after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, when he caught a glimpse of the literary future. "I was thinking, 'They're out there,'" Fountain says from his Dallas home. "Those men and women...
  • An old family secret, a new novel from Elizabeth Gaffney

    Brooklyn novelist Elizabeth Gaffney didn't learn just how her great-grandmother had died until she "first heard the story of what people in my family jocularly call 'the baking accident.'" Family legend long had attributed her death to a heart attack. In...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Campus Tours Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Learn about the programs provided by Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, see the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center and visit Donna Klein...
  • Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes

    Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes
    The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes for her book "Enchantee" (Oberlin College Press). Announced Wednesday and presented by Claremont Graduate University, the award is among the most significant in America for a mid-career poet....
  • Author revisits Palm Beach murder case in new book

    Author revisits Palm Beach murder case in new book
    In 1976, an Amoco career executive, Richard Kreusler, who was 47, was gunned down at the front door of his Palm Beach home. A local petty criminal and karate instructor, Mark Herman, may have been framed for the murder and sent to jail for 25 years....
  • Author David Bezmozgis To Be Honored At Mandell JCC

    Author David Bezmozgis To Be Honored At Mandell JCC
    Author David Bezmozgis has won the 2014 Edward Lewis Wallant Award, presented yearly by the University of Hartford's Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. Bezmozgis, who was born in Latvia and lives in Toronto, won for his novel, "The Betrayers"...
  • Heralded author brings keen insights to McCracken students

    Heralded author brings keen insights to McCracken students
    Just as Nina draws strength and a deep connection to her great-great-grandmother, author Joan Steinau Lester wanted McCracken Middle School students to connect to her conflicted teenage character. The protagonist of Lester's heralded young adult novel,...
  • Windham Campbell prizes go to Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole, others

    Windham Campbell prizes go to Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole, others
    The nine recipients of the 2015 Windham Campbell Prizes were announced Tuesday morning. Each writer will receive a $150,000 prize. "I've won quite a few prizes with cachet but no cash, so this is a wonderful combination of the two," Geoff Dyer, one of...
  • Local author's novel deals with racial discrimination and anti-Semitism

    Local author's novel deals with racial discrimination and anti-Semitism
    Novelist Joan Lipinsky Cochran's new book "Still Missing Beulah: Stories of Jews and Blacks in Mid-Century Miami" takes readers back to a time where signs prohibiting blacks and Jews in hotels and clubs were rampant. For Lipinsky Cochran, a former...
  • Trial begins in high-profile Silicon Valley sex bias case

    A lawyer for a former junior partner suing a venture capital firm in a Silicon Valley sex bias suit contended Tuesday that his client was passed over for promotions because she was a woman and then fired after she complained. In his opening trial...
  • 'The Jaguar's Children' is a brutally fascinating examination of illegal Mexican immigration

    "The Jaguar's Children" by John Vaillant; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (288 pages, $26) It's hard to imagine a more viscerally horrific scenario than the one John Vaillant devises for his characters in"The Jaguar's Children," a brutally fascinating novel....