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  • Marilynne Robinson, Elizabeth McCracken and Phil Klay are among the writers whose work is on the 2014 fiction long list for the National Book Awards.
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  • The shortlist for this year’s City of Vancouver Book Award was announced last week. The $3,000 award aims to recognize… Read More » The post City of Vanc...
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  • Staff National Book Award in Nonfiction longlist announced; Steve Almond's case against football; Adam Kirsch on literary taste; and other news. Pa...
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  • Following the success of the inaugural Winchester Poetry Festival, we asked poets, performers, organisers, attendees and Magma team members for their highl...
    15 hours ago
  • Fifteen years ago, the July 1999 issue of Arkansas Review celebrating the opening of the Hemingway-Pfieffer museum in Piggot, Arkansas, and now, the August 2...
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  • With its parallel and overlapping narratives, and its concerns with modern Scotland, this novels debt to Grays masterpiece is inescapable I mentioned last ...
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  • I was a teenager when mom died slowly, then my brother, abruptly, in a car wreck. It was too much loss for fiction
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  • "I had my wise-cracks all lined up and ready to go when I noticed the list contained at least three poets I know and like a lot (Gillis, Yeh, Hadfield), at...
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  • But the worst of it is that modern life is filled with new speeds for which we have no expressions. Remarkably, speeds are described using the most conserv...
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  • *The Rusty Toque* is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Fiction Chapbook Contest chosen by our judge Lee Henderson. *1st Place * *You Cannot Gi...
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  • Over our 44 year history, Descant has sometimes produced themed issues about particular places, like Boznia and Herzegovina (2012), Sicily (2011) and Cuba ...
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  • Doug Ramspeck *Two poems* MUD GHOSTS And if there are no names for the land before us, there are still the cataract clouds, the shapes we watch for, ...
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