MacArthur Winners Announced! The 2016 MacArthur Fellows include a human rights lawyer, an art historian, a theoretical computer scientist, and many others including some incredible creative thinkers and activists. As President Julia Stasch says of the honorees, “While our communities, our nation, and our world face both historic and […]
On September 6th, the debut of the series, Queen Sugar, at Oprah’s OWN attracted a huge audience and received the second best debut in the network’s history. The second night was OWN’s best ever, with 2.14 million viewers.
The Labor Day holiday marks an ending and a beginning— readying us for a changing of seasons that moves from summer frivolity to autumn responsibilities. But I agree with poet Jericho Brown when he says, “Labor Day is my favorite holiday.”
The Neverending Story Gets 3D Google Doodle Google honored The Neverending Story this past Thursday with one of its famous Google Doodles. It marks the 37th anniversary of Michael Ende’s children book. The Doodle includes five slides drawn by Sophie Diao that feature several scenes from the story. In […]
Aveline Gregoire, a Belgian primary school educator, has generated a lot of excitement with a new online game inspired by the success of Pokémon Go.
Following the release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” J.K. Rowling has announced that she is releasing three new Harry Potter books.
A Poet-Tree Grows in Cape May: Sylvia Baer, an English literature professor at Rowan College at Gloucester, has created quite an impression on her community in Cape May, NJ.
Fireside Fiction, a speculative fiction magazine, has commissioned and released a report on the lack of Black authors in speculative fiction magazines and online fiction sites.
Oh, The Toast is a ghost now. The extremely popular and engaging feminist literary website has posted its last Toast post.
Poetry in Prisons, Interactive Fiction and Napkin Poetry: Your Weekly Lit News Round Up by Emily Ramser
Colorado Inmates Use Poetry to Connect With the Community : Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop started a program called “On the Same Page UNITED”