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  • The behind-the-scenes story of how same-sex couples took on the politicians and pundits — and won
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  • Kingston University Writing School’s new prize for short fiction is named after me, so I was invited to judge it. It’s been a bracing experience Kingston U...
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  • After editing a new selection of Anne Wilkinson's poetry, Ingrid Ruthig reflects on the hurdles—both societal and psychological—the mid-century poet had ...
    12 hours ago
  • Apocalypse Now: Photo by Jowita Bydlowska It’s the turning-of-the-year, the hinge of the world creaking, the door shutting behind us, much new horror antic...
    14 hours ago
  • A collection of Times reviews and features on the work of P. D. James.
    19 hours ago
  • I saw the great British detective novelist P.D. James, who died today in Oxford at the age of 94, in… Read More » The post Remembering P.D. James, grande...
    20 hours ago
  • Thanksgiving is a holiday of abundance, good will, good company, and most importantly, good food. We all have our favorites—that platter or dish we set s...
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  • The literary salon is un altro cultural institution for which we can thank the Italians. About the same time Italians created the newspaper (after they inv...
    3 days ago
  • Freedom is a word so big, or so close to us, that perhaps we don’t even see it. Certainly the poems that arrived in response to our call for poems on the t...
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  • *The Arsonist’s Song Has Nothing To Do With Fire* by Allison Titus. Etruscan Press, $15. Reviewed by Brynne Rebele-Henry Alison Titus’s devastating debut...
    2 weeks ago
  • American Life in Poetry: Column 496 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE One of Grant Wood’s earliest paintings is of a pair of old shoes, and it hangs in the ...
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  • THE RUSTY TOQUE - RUSTY TALK: Sara Jane Strickland interviews Alex Leslie Alex Leslie on revision: “Revision is my favourite part. I print it all out. I...
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