“From the bottom will the genius come that makes our ability to live with each other possible. I believe that with all my heart.” These are the words of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Dominican-American writer Junot Díaz. His hope is fiercely reality-based, a product of centuries lodged in his body of African-Caribbean suffering, survival, and genius.' -- On Being
If Michael Ramirez can win two Pulitzers for labeling alarming things with the word "DEBT", I think Alan McAtee should win one for this photograph of vomit on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards. Previously: Celebrities have a gas with Sean Spicer at the Emmy awards.
Pulitzer winner Suzan-Lori Parks’ ‘Fucking A’ sees an abortionist trying to find her son, while in ‘In The Blood’ a mother of five tries to keep her family together.
Exclusive: The New York Times’ descent into yellow journalism over Russia recalls the sensationalism of Hearst and Pulitzer leading to the Spanish-American War, but the risks to humanity are much greater now, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Reading The…Read more ?
“Spamilton” will end its open run in Chicago Oct. 8, the New York based producers of the hit “Hamilton” parody announced Thursday. The skewering of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, created by “Forbidden Broadway’s” Gerard Alessandrini, has run for seven months at the Royal George...
The Wall Street Journal opinion writer Joseph Rago, who was found dead in his Manhattan apartment in July, died of natural causes related to sarcoidosis, according to the NYC medical examiner's office. [ more › ]
That is the new biography by William Taubmann, who won a Pulitzer for his Khruschev book. At first I didn’t want to read it, feeling I was already too familiar with the topic, but it was a fascinating treatment throughout, with many...Show More Summary
Flower Power is a historic photograph taken by American photographer Bernie Boston for the now-defunct Washington Star newspaper. It was nominated for the 1967 Pulitzer Prize. Taken on October 21, 1967, during the National Mobilization...Show More Summary
Whether you dream of winning a Pulitzer Prize or simply love exploring the city with your camera, our 12 tips will help you master the art of street photography.
In a scathing opinion piece for the Miami Herald, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Leonard Pitts Jr,. tore into Palm Beach resident Rush Limbaugh for calling Hurricane Irma a “liberal hoax.” “Limbaugh’s lunacy reflects right-wing orthodoxy, which favors doing nothing in response...
The Aioli Dinner Supper Club is on October 5 Stars will collide when James Beard Award-winning chef Justin Devillier steps into the kitchen at ‘top party host’ Alexa Pulitzer and Seth Levine’s much-photographed Bayou St. John home for an intimate dinner straight out of artist George Rodrigue’s famous painting, The Aioli Dinner, on October 5. Show More Summary
Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the New York Daily News, a storied tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment. Chicago-based Tronc Inc., the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, announced the deal Monday night, and...
The Pulitzer Prize-winning tabloid and New York City's journalistic heart, has joined a leading national chain of flagship newspapers.
Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment.
John Ashbery, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose singular, experimental style influenced writers for over half a century, died on Sunday. He was 90. His death was confirmed by his husband, David Kermani, to the New York Times.In 1976, with his acclaimed poetry collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, Ashbery became ... More »
This story originally ran on May 22, 2015. Following Ashbery's death Sunday night at 90, we're republishing it. 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 ... More »
"Ashbery’s early work was mostly known in avant-garde circles, but his arrival as a major figure in American literature was signaled in 1976, when he became the only writer to win the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award in the same year, for his collection “Self-Portrait in a […]
Poet John Ashbery died Sunday at the age of 90, the Guardian reports. Ashbery was one of America’s most celebrated and influential poets, with a long list of accolades including a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, a MacArthur “Genius...Show More Summary
The New York Times is reporting that the poet John Ashbery has died. A major figure in American letters, Ashbery won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award in a single year for his book Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. The full Times obituary has more. The post RIP John Ashbery appeared first on The Millions.
Among his many honors, Mr. Ashbery was the first poet to win the Pulitzer, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.