Racism and Charlie Hebdo

...Hebdo, but six of its illustrious members declined to participate for the same reasons. In a letter to PEN, one of them, novelist Teju Cole, writes:To the section of the French population that is already marginalized, embattled, and victimized...
New generation of Nigerian novelists emerge

...exile and loss. The new novelists chronicling modern Nigeria...individual's place in society, novelists find the universal in...for home. Or maybe, novelist Sefi Atta said with...California-based poet and novelist whose work has been...United States, said novelists can offer a more nuanced...
Registration opens for Tutka Bay Writers Retreat

...of this year's retreat is "When the Words Burn." and the featured writers are Gary Geddes and Ann Eriksson.Canadian novelist and biologist Eriksson combines her background in ecology with her life experiences in her fiction. Born in Saskatchewan in...
There's more to summer movies than 'Avengers'

...1990s, a Rolling Stone reporter (Jesse Eisenberg) is assigned to interview David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), the gifted novelist ("Infinite Jest") who later succumbed to clinical depression and committed suicide."Vacation": The Griswolds - or...
Juneau author Stuart Cohen's new novel blends philosophy, humor and backcountry skiing

...failed to find a publisher; to this day, it remains his only unpublished work."I figured if I was going to be a failed novelist, I should at least write one more," he said.That novel turned out to be "17 Stone Angels," Cohen's most commercially...
Reporter-turned-novelist lives her secret dream

...transition from frustrated newspaper reporter to part-time crime novelist to critically acclaimed best-selling author. But her bold...endgame was ... 'I'm going to quit my day job and be a novelist,"' Lippman said. She can recall only one time she said...
Novelist brings alive the power of women

LOS ANGELES - Novelist Karen Essex remembers when she encountered the name "Aspasia," a courtesan in ancient Greece, while reading Plutarch in graduate...
Veteran novelist's new book delves into Civil War

...he was teaching at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania did the novelist first visit Gettysburg, where he was transfixed by another...books can I get out now that I know what I'm doing?"' Novelist Jennifer Haigh, who studied with Olmstead at Dickinson, says...
Award-winning romance novelist blushes at her own prose

...Jackie Goforth, blushes at the prose that makes her an award-winning romance novelist. A U.S. Postal Service manager in Anchorage by day and romance novelist by night, Goforth could pass for one of the heroines in her books, which she...
Publisher commissions new novels based on all 37 of Shakespeare's plays

...LOS ANGELES - Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Anne Tyler has never liked "The Taming...saga in Shakespearean verse.Asking novelists to adapt Shakespeare's oeuvre <...favorite plays. Perhaps the Norwegian novelist Jo Nesbo could write a "Macbeth...


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