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The View From AWP Chicago: Writer-Con 2012

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Stephanie Vanderslice

What do you call 10,000 writers on the shores of Lake Michigan? The start. The start of a three-day conversation that happens every spring when the Association of Writers and Writing Programs convenes its national conference.

The Academy Awards: 8 Oscar-Winning Movies Set At College

The Huffington Post | Caitlin Brown | Posted 02.27.2012 | College

While movie set on college campuses were absent from the 2012 Academy Awards, Oscar-winners past have taken place at schools across the country. La...

Divorce On Page And Screen: 13 NY Times Bestselling Split Stories-Turned-Films

Posted 12.12.2011 | Divorce

From Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel, "The Scarlet Letter," to Elizabeth Gilbert's more contemporary, "Eat, Pray, Love," marital turmoil, divorce,...

5 Movies That Will Save You After Your Divorce

Laura Dave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Laura Dave

I spent a year researching marriage and divorce for my novel, The Divorce Party, talking to dozens of people about how they got from happily ever after to...happily somewhere else.

Free Flick Fridays: Wonder Boys

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Adapted from the very funny Michael Chabon novel, Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is a marvel of a film, a sharp and wise valentine to academia and the literary life.

Scandalous Sex on Campus

Joanne Rendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joanne Rendell

Grisham is just the latest in a line of authors who've written university stories featuring sex scandals -- or, at the very least, stories of sexually inappropriate relations on campus.