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Cartooning on the High Seas! UPDATE!

A few weeks ago I posted about this terrific seven day “Caribbean Cartooning Cruise” featuring myself and a bunch of real cartoonists including seven Reuben Award winners, four Pulitzer prize winners, winners of a ton of NCS Silver Reuben...Show More Summary

Yes, White People, It Is About You

“Ready to get uncomfortable with us?” asked the official MTV Twitter account on Wednesday, preparing its audience for the documentary White People, which aired that night. In the hour-long special, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Jose Antonio Vargas talks to young people — many of them white — about race in America.... More »

Shaming The Poor Over Diapers

Pulitzer Prize winner Connie Schultz, still one of the best columnists I know: A researcher for the Yale School of Medicine asked women in New Haven, Connecticut, one question: "If you have children in diapers, do you ever feel thatShow More Summary

More Than 1M Sold: Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman’

“More than 1M sold” is the buzz surrounding Harper Lee’s latest work Go Set a Watchman after her one and only other book To Kill a Mockingbird won her the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. Published by HarperCollins on July 14, 2015, Go Set a Watchman topped 1.1 million print and non-print copies sold in a More Than 1M Sold: Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman’ is an article from: The Inquisitr News

The Bottom Line: 'The Small Backs Of Children' By Lidia Yuknavitch

A vulture looms over a wisp of a child, curled up and limp. It’s a striking image, taken during a Sudanese famine in the '90s; so striking that the photographer, Kevin Carter, won the Pulitzer Prize for taking it. Not long after, he committed suicide. Show More Summary

Ghost Story from a Haunted Conscience

Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird became iconic almost immediately after appearing in 1960: best-seller status; the Pulitzer Prize the next year; a classic movie soon after, with Gregory Peck in an Academy Award–winning role.Show More Summary

Atticus Finch and Bill Cosby: Fallen Heroes

In what must be the greatest literary shocker of the past century, Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman—a companion work to the widely read 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner To Kill a Mockingbird—went on sale Tuesday, detonating the sterling reputation...Show More Summary

Review: The Surprisingly Current Lessons of ‘Go Set a Watchman’

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Go Set a Watchman has come to us at the right moment, despite questions over the timing of the novel's publication. Just four days before the release of the novel, the second from Pulitzer Prize–winning author Harper Lee, the Confederate...Show More Summary

Snowden documentarian Laura Poitras sues US over years of being targeted by airport security

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and co-recipient of the Pulitzer Prize Laura Poitras has filed suit against the U.S. government for documents related to the repeated and frequent stops she experienced when traveling through U.S. and foreign airports. Poitras first filed a Freedom of...

Gregory Pardlo--2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry--Reads from his Collection 'Digest'

In PBS NewsHour's weekly poem, poet Gregory Pardlo reads 'Written by Himself' from his collection Digest, which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

'Bloom County 2015': Berkeley Breathed Revives Comic Strip

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The cartoonist won a Pulitzer Prize for his work on Bloom County in 1987; two years later, he quit producing it.

ArtsBeat: Berkeley Breathed Publishes First New ‘Bloom County’ Strip Since 1989

Mr. Breathed, who won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning during the 1980s run of his comic strip, published a new comic on Facebook on Monday.

The Rumpus Interview with Lidia Yuknavitch

Lidia Yuknavitch discusses her latest book, The Small Backs of Children, war, art, the chaos of experience, and that photograph of the vulture stalking the dying child in the Sudan that won the Pulitzer Prize.

Review: Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' reveals a darker side of Maycomb

It would be a mistake to read Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" as a sequel to her 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning "To Kill a Mockingbird."

James Tate, Prolific Pulitzer-Winning Poet, Dies at 71

James Tate, Prolific Pulitzer-Winning Poet, Dies at 71: James Tate, a poet whose offhand style, ingenious wordplay and wild flights of surrealism won him a devoted following, a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, died on Wednesday in Springfield, Mass. He was 71.

MSNBC Guest: Confederate Flag Removal Is the ‘Beginning of the End of the Civil War’

On July 10, following the removal of the Confederate battle flag from Capitol grounds in South Carolina, a panel discussed the historic event on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports. Guest host Craig Melvin brought Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Wilkerson to the program. Show More Summary

PBS to Air Updated Documentary on Harper Lee

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The team at PBS American Masters have updated a 2012 documentary on Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Harper Lee. According to an announcement on Facebook, the film will feature thoughts and comments from high-profile figures including...Show More Summary

Bonus WD Interview Outtakes: Jane Smiley

In our exclusive September 2015 Writer's Digest interview outtakes, Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Jane Smiley talks family dynamics, frigid novel settings, and where she sees herself (and her career) in 20 years. The post Bonus WD Interview Outtakes: Jane Smiley appeared first on

Emotional Correctness vs. Political Correctness

Progressive activist and pundit Sally Kohn offers a radical message: emotional correctness beats the political kind. Check out her TED talk.   Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Lisa Falkenberg sounds a similar call in The Houston Chronicle. Overnight, Betty became a bigot – or, at least, that’s how the 74-year-old Brazoria County grandmother fears people will [...]Show More Summary

VIDEO: Chris Hedges on Teaching in Prison and Learning ‘What It Means To Resist’

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

In this clip from his June 7 talk in Los Angeles, Truthdig columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges tells the very personal story of how teaching a class in a maximum security prison gave him deeper insights into what it means to stand up against injustice.

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