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Just Terrific: A Remembrance of James Salter

Jane Vandenburgh | Posted 06.22.2016 | Home
Jane Vandenburgh

"The city was divided," James Salter once wrote, "into those coming up and those coming down." This is in "American Express," which appeared in Dusk and Other Stories, published in 1988.

So You Want to Be a (Successful) Writer?

Carrie La Seur | Posted 06.10.2014 | Home
Carrie La Seur

Aren't there authors who stay outside the mainstream and are better for it? To satisfy myself, I concocted a version of objective analysis sufficiently rigorous to help a fiction writer relax. Scientists, shut your eyes.

Author T. C. Boyle's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Elana Estrin

Spanning more than 30 years, from the 1970s through the present, and featuring manuscripts, correspondence, professional files and teaching material the archive covers the breadth of T.C. Boyle's prolific career.

How Miami Pedophiles Inspired A Literature Award

Posted 02.23.2012 | Miami

Russell Banks, a writer, poet and part-time Miami resident, is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for his recent novel Lost Memory of Skin. The...

Sherman Alexie Wins PEN/Faulkner Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sherman Alexie has won the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced Tuesday morning. Alexie's 2009 novel, "War Dances," came out on t...

Literary Prize Winners Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There were some surprises this year, and a lot of women winning awards. In case you missed them, here are the moments we celebrated in literature duri...