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  • Authors rock Chicago's Metro with Story Week

    Authors rock Chicago's Metro with Story Week
    Does the term "literary rock 'n' roll" sound like an oxymoron? When you hear the word "reading," do you think of a self-important blowhard droning on while you snooze? Each year since 1996, the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago...
  • City Lights: The Poet Laureate of reader comments

    Last week, Times Community News got a surprise visit from a poet. No, Rita Dove or Mark Strand didn't stop by the newsroom. But our story on DrunkRescue, a new Huntington Beach business that offers rides home for out-on-the-town drunks, got an online...
  • Carol Houck Smith dies at 85; editor worked with distinguished poets, authors

    Carol Houck Smith, who edited generations of the nation's most distinguished poets and authors, died Nov. 28 or 29 at her home in New York. She was 85. The medical examiner has not yet determined the cause of death, her legal executor said. Smith...
  • 'Sonata Mulattica: Poems' by Rita Dove

    'Sonata Mulattica: Poems' by Rita Dove
    Sonata Mulattica Poems Rita Dove W.W. Norton: 232 pp., $24.95 There was once a time when celebration of black achievement in the humanities, arts and sciences was limited to Black History Month and recitations at black churches. But given the widely...
  • Stephen King's favorite book of 2009 and other author picks

     
    New Yorker contributors, including Stephen King, share their favorite books of the year on the New Yorker website. Perhaps it's not surprising that King goes with a ghost story -- but as this is the New Yorker, he picks one......