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  • Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carolyn Kizer is dead at 89

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carolyn Kizer is dead at 89
    Carolyn Kizer, who won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her 1985 collection "Yin" and served as the first literature director of the National Endowment for the Arts as well as founding editor of Poetry Northwest, died Thursday in Sonoma, Calif., at 89...
  • 'Epic of Kings' brings console action to mobile

    GamerHub.tv Developer Dead Mage Game Studio was founded to develop engrossing fantasy action adventure games like "Garshasp: The Monster Slayer." A few years ago, the studio shifted its focus to mobile games. On the heels of "Shadow Blade" comes "Epic of...
  • National Book Awards 2014 shortlists announced

    The National Book Foundation announced the shortlists for the 2014 National Book Awards on Wednesday. There are five finalists each in four categories: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young adult literature. The complete list is below. The awards will...
  • Disney's Maker Studios Expands Deal with Morgan Spurlock

    Maker Studios, the Disney-owned YouTube multichannel network, has greenlit two new series from documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets production company. The two series -- each comprising 12 five-minute episodes -- are: "Spark," covering...
  • Taylor Swift unveils latest instant smash 'Out of the Woods'

    Taylor Swift unveils latest instant smash 'Out of the Woods'
    Taylor Swift might have ushered in her “official” pop album with a cheerful, sugary confection that told us all to “Shake It Off," but her latest tune is a bit more in line with classic Swift. It’s a song about a boy. Around...
  • Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti

    Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti
    Who I am Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, author, poet, retired university professor and founder of Third World Press, the oldest independent African-American publisher in the country. One unique thing about me I started reading literature seriously at 14...
  • ICE heats up Chicago's new music scene, at a Bucktown bar

     ICE heats up Chicago's new music scene, at a Bucktown bar
    If you want to hear live contemporary classical music in the Chicago area these days, you are far more likely to find it in out-of-the-way clubs and bars than in more sobersided downtown concert halls. Or, as flutist Claire Chase, the MacArthur Award-...
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield

    Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield
    One of Ireland's most praised contemporary writers will give a free talk about his latest novel at The Mark Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The talk is part of the Book/Mark series. Colm Toibin...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A Messy Marital Drama

    TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A  Messy Marital Drama
    The show: "Annapurna" at Hartford's TheaterWorks. What makes it special?: Another show by Sharr White, whose fine "The Other Place" was produced by the theater earlier this year. First impressions: One look at Evan Adamson's grungy trailer set and...
  • Festival films get new view through poets

    Festival films get new view through poets
    Like many events of its kind, the Silent River Film Festival will offer a climactic night in which speakers take the stage and wax poetic about the movies the audience has witnessed over the past few days. In this case, though, the speakers will not...