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When John Ashbery Was New York’s Art Critic

In 1975, John Ashbery, already a celebrated poet (he was to win the Pulitzer Prize the next year for Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), began a five-year stint as the art critic for New York Magazine. Ashbery, then 48, had previously been the art editor for the European edition of... More »

"Remembering George Haley: The Greatest American You've Never Heard Of"

As the world celebrated the life of Malcolm X this week, we also remembered Alex Haley; the man who brought Malcolm X's story to life. Before he became the Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Roots" in 1977, Alex Haley penned "The Autobiography...Show More Summary

Pulitzer Prize Winner Defeats Pickpocket

Great lede from Fox 2’s Charlie Langton: American Coney is a Detroit institution. So is Charlie LeDuff. And thanks the actions of a fellow reporter at WJBK-TV, the owner of American Coney Island Hot Dog still has her Smartphone. From a feeling several free meals are in his future. Show More Summary

Denver Post loses Pulitzer-winning photographer Craig Walker to Boston Globe

Memo to the Denver Post staff from editor Greg Moore: Colleagues: I am sorry to have to announce that Craig Walker, our stellar two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, is leaving to take a fantastic job at The Boston Globe. He will be great there and do us all proud as a Post alum, but he will … Read More

Annie Dillard Lands Deal With Ecco

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Author Annie Dillard has inked a deal with HarperCollins. Entertainment Weekly reports that the Ecco imprint will publish an new essay collection curated by the Pulitzer Prize winner. Some of the pieces featured in The Abundance include...Show More Summary

Robert B. Parker's "Kickback": A Conversation With Ace Atkins

Photo: Joe Worthem Ace Atkins is well-known to thriller-lovers everywhere. He was a Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist, has written standalone novels, and is known for his Nick Travers and Quinn Colson series. Ace's writing style has been compared to that of Dennis Lehane and George Pelecanos. Show More Summary

Did Seymour Hersh Uncover the Powerful and Obnoxious Odor of Mendacity?

In the movie "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," the patriarch, Big Daddy, observes: "What's that smell in this room? Didn't you notice the powerful and obnoxious odor of mendacity?" It seems Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist, Seymour...Show More Summary

The Power of Twelve - Will Cameron Avoid the Fate of John Major?

"Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause" - wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning poet and author Phyllis McGinley. Will it apply to David Cameron?

‘The Flick’ & ‘What I Did Last Summer’ Get Second Chances – Review

Annie Baker’s The Flick won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama two years ago after an off-Broadway run at Playwrights Horizons, so it may seem too soon for a reappraisal. But few plays in my memory have so divided audiences and critics; the vaunted Pulitzer certainly was no guarantee of a commercial transfer. Show More Summary

Theater Review: The Return of Annie Baker's The Flick

Note: Sam Gold's production of Annie Baker's play The Flick, produced at Playwrights Horizons in 2013 and subsequently awarded the Pulitzer Prize, returns tonight at the Barrow Street Theater with the same cast. We're reposting Jesse Green's review of that production. Here are some things that do not happen in... More »

Poet Franz Wright Has Died

Poet Franz Wright has died. He was 62 years old. Wright (pictured, via) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 for his book, Walking to Martha’s Vineyard. Click here to read some of Wright’s poems. Here’s more from The Washington Post: “Sometimes, he said, poems appeared to him fully formed in his mind: All he had to was type them out. Show More Summary

From Vogue Magazine ‘Slave’ to a Pulitzer Prize

Ahead of a keynote speech Tuesday at the annual awards banquet of the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, New York Times business reporter Gretchen Morgenson spoke with Minnesota Post contributor David BealShow More Summary

Franz Wright, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry, Dies at 62

Mr. Wright, who published about a dozen volumes of his work, wrote of beatings and suicide, and of his difficult relationship with his father, the poet James Wright.

Arthur Brooks Unpacks His Panel Discussion with Obama

On this week's Townhall Review:Hugh Hewitt discusses UK election with two-time Pulitzer Prize winner John Fischer Burns. Hewitt with veteran MP...

Franz Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 62

Poet Franz Wright, 62, died at his home in Waltham, Mass., on Thursday after a long struggle with lung cancer, his  publisher Knopf confirmed. Wright's 2003 collection "Walking to Martha's Vineyard" won the Pulitzer Prize.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Franz Wright Dead At 62

Franz Wright, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, died at 62 years old on Thursday at his home in Waltham, Massachusetts. His publishing house Alfred A. Knopf confirmed the news. Franz Wright, the acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize winner, died on Thursday at his home in Waltham, MA http://t.co/zNncud8fsU — Alfred A. Show More Summary

Former Pakistani Intelligence Official Brigadier Usman Khalid Informed CIA About Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Hideout: Report

Following the claim by the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh that a Pakistani intelligence official informed the CIA about the Abbottabad hideout of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Pakistani sources have allegedly identified...Show More Summary

NBC Confirms Obama Lied About Bin Laden Raid

Submitted by Mac Slavo via SHTFPLan.com Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist Samuel Hersh claimed yesterday that the Obama administration lied to the American people about certain aspects aspects of the 2011 raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. Show More Summary

‘Hamilton,’ ‘Between Riverside And Crazy’ Take Top Lucille Lortel Off-Broadway Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway-bound musical is heading uptown for a summer opening after a sold-out run at the Public Theater, while Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize winner, first presented by the Atlantic Theatre Company, continues to rack up accolades. Show More Summary

In South Carolina, buyouts take a big bite out of The State's newsroom

On April 20, about two hours after news broke that The Post and Courier of Charleston, SC, had taken the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism, a meeting was convened in the newsroom of The State in Columbia, the state capital. The pow-wow wasn't about how the McClatchy-owned paper might step up its reporting game in the wake of the...

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