Tracy K. Smith is the New Poet Laureate of the United States…The poet and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her poetry collection, Life on Mars, and a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction for her memoir, Ordinary Light, will begin her new post with the Library of Congress in September of this year. Congratulations Tracy K. Smith!
Novelist, poet, and playwright Denis Johnson passed away on May 24. National Book Award winner for Tree of Smoke, as well as the author of the short story collection Jesus’ Son was 67.
The 2017 Etisalat Literature Prize Goes to… Jowhor Ile – for his book, And after Many Days. He will receive £15,000, an Etisalat sponsored book tour to three
American Writers Museum Opens in Chicago The American Writers Museum opens its doors today in Chicago. The 11,000 square feet space houses timelines, placards, a
J.K. Rowling Announces New Online Book Club Harry Potter fans unite! The Wizarding World Book Club “aims to surprise and delight those who have never read
Independent Bookstore Day Celebrated The official Independent Bookstore Day is the last day of April each year. Bringing author readings, music and kids events and more,