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American Academy of Arts and Letters

Freewheelin' His Way To The Academy Of Arts

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Michael Chabon had long been mystified by that Bob Dylan lyric about "midnight's broken toe." The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, t...

Dylan Receives A Major Honor

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

If he lived in England, he'd surely be Sir Bob Dylan. The most influential songwriter of his time has become the first rock star voted into the elite...

3 Renowned Authors Voted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.09.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Michael Chabon credits his latest honor to the gray in his beard. "I knew that when the gray came in it was only a matter of time before ...

The Arts Class Of 2012

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Michael Chabon credits his latest honor to the gray in his beard. "I knew that when the gray came in it was only a matter of time before ...

Meryl Streep 'Burst Into Tears' About New Membership

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Meryl Streep has another academy to thank. The star of films such as "Sophie's Choice" and "Julie & Julia" has been named an honorary ...