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50 of the most amazing photos taken in 2017

This year, 600 award-winning Reuters photojournalists worked across the world to document both major historic moments and the human stories that might otherwise have gone unnoticed. The team won the Pulitzer Prize in the Breaking News...Show More Summary

Lionsgate, Appian Way To Make Ulysses S. Grant Film; Option Ron Chernow Bio

EXCLUSIVE: Lionstate and Appian Way have acquired movie rights to Grant, the new bestselling Ron Chernow biography of Ulysses S. Grant. David James Kelly has been set to adapt. Chernow is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Washington: A Life, whose Alexander Hamilton was the inspiration for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony winning musical Hamilton. Show More Summary

French literary prizes

They've announced the winners of the prix Sofitel du Meilleur livre étranger -- a French best-foreign-book prize -- and both the fiction and non winners are translations from the English: Viet Thanh Nguyen's Pulitzer Prize-winner, The...Show More Summary

Review: 'Thank You For Your Service' Puts a Very Real Face to PTSD

4 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Thank You For Your Service comes from first time director Jason Hall (who wrote American Sniper and played Devon MacLeish in Buffy). It's based on the book of the same name by Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post investigative journalist...

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s KINGKILLER CHRONICLE Adaptation Picked Up By Showtime

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

The Pulitzer Prize winner is going full fledged fantasy. Read more...

Scott Rudin Prods Acquires Jennifer Egan’s ‘Manhattan Beach’

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin Productions has acquired rights to the bestselling Jennifer Egan novel Manhattan Beach. Egan, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, has followed with one of the best reviewed books of...Show More Summary

Pulitzer-winning journalist David Fahrenthold: Trump aides better ask for legal fee money up front

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The Washington Post‘s David Fahrenthold won a Pulitzer prize for his reporting on President Donald Trump’s charitable giving — or lack thereof — in which he exposed the president as being all talk when it comes to giving money to charities. Trump raised eyebrows on Saturday...

The Loneliness Of Elizabeth Bishop

"In 1974, Elizabeth Bishop seemed to have all the things a poet could want: a teaching position at Harvard, a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and a first-look contract with The New Yorker, which almost always decided to publish her work. And yet she was inconsolably unhappy. 'When you write my epitaph,' Bishop said […]

Biloxi School District On Killing A Mockingbird

[guest post by Dana] The Biloxi Public School District has targeted the eloquent, Pulitzer Prize winning classic, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” for removal from the district’s eighth grade curriculum because it made some people “uncomfortable”. Oh, the bitter irony. But given that making sure students feel comfortable seems to be the goal at public institutions […]

Richard Wilbur, who twice won Pulitzer Prize for his poetry, dies at 96

Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theater-goers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, has died. Wilbur died Saturday night in Belmont, Mass., with his family by...

Richard Wilbur, American poet who twice won the Pulitzer Prize, dies at 96

A master of structure and rhyme, he had a reputation as one of the 20th century’s greatest poets.

Dozens Of Prominent Writers Defend Author Accused Of Plagiarism

More than 70 authors, including Pulitzer prize winners Jennifer Egan and Louise Glück, have come to the defence of the editor and poet Jill Bialosky after she was accused of plagiarism, saying that Bialosky’s “inadvertent repetition of biographical boilerplate was not an egregious theft intentionally performed”.

Can You Sue a Newspaper Based on How the Internet Interprets a Story?

In 2015, Eric Lipton, a two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter, published a long expose on the front page of the New York Times that delivered on its headline: “Food Industry Enlisted Academics in GMO Lobbying War, Emails...Show More Summary

Jennifer Egan's Manhattan Beach Gets Good on Page 362

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

That's when something finally happens in this Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist's new book. by Rich Smith J ennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for a collection of linked short stories called A Visit from the Goon Squad. Show More Summary

Taylor Mac is a MacArthur genius. If you don't know about his 24-hour extravaganza, here's why you should

Gender-bending performance artist Taylor Mac whose 24-hour show "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music," resulting in him being a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize for drama, is a recipient of a 2017 MacArthur 'Genius Grant."

Cash Or Recognition? Study Tests Which Is The Bigger Incentive For Being Creative

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Sure, if you're an artist trying to impress other artists, that high-profile prize can indeed be inspirational. But for those not eligible for a Pulitzer or Emmy—such as consumers who are invited to come up with new product ideas—money is the more effective motivator."

Watergate legend Carl Bernstein reveals GOP Congress has ‘lost confidence’ in Trump’s fitness for office

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Carl Bernstein described the Trump administration as “unlike anything I have seen in 50 years in Washington” while reporting that Republicans are privately assessing President Donald Trump as unfit for office. “What there is a sense of, people I talk to...

Politifact Makes up False Trump Quote to Smear President on Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Politifact, a Pulitzer Prize winner that solicits donations with the self-serving pitch, “In a world of wild talk and fake news, help us stand up for the facts,” made up a quote and attributed it to President Donald Trump to make their...Show More Summary

Ayad Akhtar And Lucas Hnath Win $50K Steinberg Playwright Awards

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Akhtar, whose work largely centers around the Muslim-American experience, earned a 2013 Pulitzer Prize for his drama Disgraced, which came to Broadway in 2014 and earned a 2015 Tony nomination for Best Play. Akhtar's other plays include The Who & the What, The Invisible Hand, and Junk, coming to Broadway [next month].... Hnath made […]

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