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Earlier this month, nearly 200 creative writing faculty from across the U.S. signed an open letter in objection to Poets & Writers magazine's 2012 ranking of MFA programs. From the letter: To put it plainly,…

September 19, 2011 | Filed under: Book news

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Though novelists who are also doctors (Chekhov, Maugham, Vincent Lam) get the most attention, there have been a few creative writers who have occupied lofty positions in the business world, too. Criminally underrated ...

May 20, 2009 | Filed under: Authors

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The Calgary Herald looks at Knopf Canada's New Face of Fiction program, which this year includes Jessica Grant's Come, Thou Tortoise. (Grant is an erstwhile Calgarian, having earned a creative writing degree from the ...

April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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The winner of the second annual Man Asian Literary Prize has a Canadian connection “ the 31-year-old Filipino author lives in Montreal, where he works as a copy-editor at The Gazette. Miguel Syjuco, who received…

November 14, 2008 | Filed under: Awards

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A new collection of David Sedaris essays “ entitled When You Are Engulfed in Flames “ comes out next week, and Entertainment Weekly has used the opportunity to check in with the humorist and to…

May 30, 2008 | Filed under: Authors