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  • National Book Award longlist for poetry announced

    National Book Award longlist for poetry announced
    The longlist for the 2014 National Book Award for poetry was announced Tuesday. The poets who made the cut include two MacArthur "genius" Fellows (Linda Bierds, Edward Hirsch and Mark Strand), an Episcopal priest (Spencer Reece), a professor at UC...
  • Meet MacArthur's new 'genius grant' winners

    Meet MacArthur's new 'genius grant' winners
    An attorney who champions the rights of Native American women on reservations. A poet who translates Arabic texts into English, bridging a cultural divide. A computer scientist whose work makes cloud computing more secure and its data more valuable...
  • Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House

    Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House
    Books about auto racing, baseball and cats will be discussed at programs at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and writing workshops and courses are being offered there. >>On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., five experts from...
  • Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center

    Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center
    U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21,  at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
  • Steve Dawson back with jazz hybrid

    Steve Dawson back with jazz hybrid
    To hear Steve Dawson tell it, the thing he needed most to launch his new musical project, a jazz-Americana hybrid band called Funeral Bonsai Wedding, was courage. Dawson had the band name in the back of his mind from seeing those words in a North Avenue...
  • Wallace Stevens Hartford Home To Be Used As Residence By New Owners

    Wallace Stevens Hartford Home To Be Used As Residence By New Owners
    The former Hartford home of acclaimed poet Wallace Stevens has been sold, and its new owners plan to use the house as a private residence. The 1920s Colonial-style home at 118 Westerly Terrace has been purchased for $430,000 by Se-Jin Lee and Emily L....
  • James Franco's latest: A book of memoir, fiction, poetry and art

    James Franco has more creative output in a single year than many manage in a lifetime. Recently, when he was not too busy making a film of William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury" or writing his Vice column or getting his head shaved to star in a...
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    Readers looking for something fun to do over the next few weeks, take a look at what’s coming up. - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., meet and talk with more than a dozen area published authors at Local Author’s Day sponsored by the Friends...
  • AT&T Launches Broadband Bundle with HBO, Amazon Prime for $39 per Month

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Want HBO without all those other pricey cable channels? AT&T has a new offer for you. The telco, looking to win over customers disinclined to pay for a full lineup of cable channels, is pitching a stripped-down package that...
  • BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'

    BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been showing a lot of love for the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry. The BSO celebrated that anniversary...