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The One-Day Guide to New Orleans' Literary Landmarks

WHERE | Posted 05.07.2014 | Travel
WHERE

Each spring bibliophiles and Brando buffs flock to the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival to pay homage to the late great playwright, who penned A Streetcar Named Desire in what he called his "spiritual home."

Anne Rice to Reveal New Novel Live March 9 on Dinner Party Show

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.30.2014 | Books
Charles Karel Bouley

She is one of the most popular fiction novelists of our time and she's about to reveal the title and subject of her new book; and when you're Anne Rice people take note.

Writers and Olympians: Cut From The Same Crazy Cloth

Karin Tanabe | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Karin Tanabe

How many rejection letters can one person take? They are our version of the torn Achilles before the big game, the participation medals and last place finishes. But still, like that flying tomato boy, we go on.

With a Little Help From an American Horror Storyteller, Mary Fahl Raises Her Voice to a Supernatural Level

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.11.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Mary Fahl didn't need to become a vampire to achieve pop culture immortality. Famed author Anne Rice gave it to the enduring singer-songwriter by sink...

Trapped Inside the Alternate Reality of Ray Nelson's Kitchen

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Tanya Jo Miller

The teacher said, "You need to write the book you want to read. What do you really love?" he asked. "Uh," I choked again. How do you answer questions like that? Chocolate. My mother.

Anne Rice: The One Book You NEED To Read

Posted 10.15.2013 | Books

Brief Interviews is a new series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Anne Rice in an a...

The Heavens Rise: Inside My New Novel (AUDIO)

Christopher Rice | Posted 11.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Christopher Rice

I do some readings from the book in a sultry, serious voice that's getting me some weird mail on Facebook (the background music is creepy and fun too), and my mother, Anne Rice, joins us to pretend that she's actually read the book.

GOTH LOVE: Woman Meets True Love In A Graveyard

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2013 | Weird News

Hopefully, meeting your loved one in a graveyard comes after a long relationship. In the case of self-proclaimed goth Lauren Anderson, the relation...

Anne Rice Defends Paula Deen's Racism

Posted 06.27.2013 | Books

Bestselling author Anne Rice has stepped in to defend Paula Deen and her racist remarks. On her fan page, Rice posted the following: “What's hap...

'True Blood' Draws New Blood In Vampire Myth

Greg Perreault | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Greg Perreault

In a show that's never shied away from commentary on religion and politics, this season has been particularly charged. It's life as a horror story, but with great meaning.

Astoria Characters: The Shows Girl

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.18.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

By the time she was 20, Joanna Psoroyannis had arrived in Astoria with only her dreams and a couple of suitcases. She had enrolled at New York University, where she planned to pursue a fine-arts degree.

Thanksgiving With Myself

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

I'm spending Thanksgiving alone again this year, with (non-cranberry) relish. Instead of obsessing about Black Friday sales, it's a day to enjoy peace and quiet.

Why I Am Not Quitting Christianity

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eugene Cho

As much as I'm tempted to join Anne Rice, I am publicly declaring my imperfect love for an imperfect world for which Christ demonstrated perfect love. I am a Christian because Christ demonstrated love humanity.

Anne Rice On Her Decision To Quit Christianity (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anne Rice announced on her Facebook page last week that she has decided to quit Christianity. She spoke to Joy Behar today about that decision and wha...

Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being a Christian!' Yaaaaawn.

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

I have written and said, "I'm a Christian," because I refuse to cede that term to those whom I feel are perverting and ruining it. I'm too ornery not to call myself a Christian.

Why Anne Rice Has Never Been More of a Christian

Michael Rowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Rowe

While Rice says her faith in God remains intact, her repudiation of Christianity is a clarion call, one that should not be written off as a publicity stunt by a bestselling author, or dismissed by the Evangelical establishment.

Anne Rice: 'I Quit Being A Christian'

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anne Rice, the bestselling novelist most popularly known for "Interview with the Vampire" and her other creepy vampire novels, announced on Wednesday ...

The New Vampires: 9 Possible Future Crazes In Teen Lit (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Vampires are having a great run in books, especially teen literature, and publishers are looking not only for the next Stephenie Meyer and "Twilight,"...

Angels May Replace Vampires As New Trend In Teen Lit

The Guardian | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Angels are all around us," reads the publisher's blurb for Angel, the first of a British trilogy of books for teenagers. "Their beauty is intoxicatin...

Will Vook Be A Kindle Killer?

Livescience.com | Ned Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's a new story-telling medium in town that could help the iPad put a nail in Kindle's coffin: The vook. A vook (rhymes with "book") is an enhanc...

Anne Rice Vampire Vook Released Today (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anne Rice is the first big author to have a Vook, or video book, launched and hers hits the market at Vook.com today. Here's the trailer for the story...

Anne Rice On Vook

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Anne Rice is giving the video book a try. The author of "Interview With a Vampire," "The Vampire Lestat" and many other favorites ha...

Reading In Public: They're Not The Big New Bestsellers You'd Expect (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every so often we gather observations from around the country of what people are reading in public. What people were reading in the fall is a bit diff...

Anne Rice On The Switch To Angels

wowOwow | Joni Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Just write. That's what makes us a writer, is we write. I mean, if we don't do that we're not writers. And it's so important not to be discouraged, b...

Margaret Atwood, Anne Rice, Kazuo Ishiguro And Others Share Their Writing Secrets

Wall Street Journal | ALEXANDRA ALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Puli...