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James Wolcott

SHORTLISTED: The 2014 PEN Literary Awards

PEN American Center | Posted 06.20.2014 | Books
PEN American Center

Spanning fiction, essays, science writing, biography, sports writing, translation and children's books, the 2014 PEN Literary Awards celebrate the best of literature from around the world.

Illinois College Stands By Professor Linked To Family Killing

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2013 | College

By Mike Robinson CHICAGO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - A small Illinois university said on Friday it was standing by a long-time psychology profe...

James Wolcott's E-Book Single About 100-Year-Old Ballet Performance Waltzes Onto Best-Seller List

Howard Polskin | Posted 08.11.2013 | Books
Howard Polskin

Who knew there'd be a receptive audience for a work about a ballet performance in Paris from exactly 100 years ago? But the strength of the Wolcott name -- he's the cultural critic for Vanity Fair -- helped drive sales in its first week on the digital book shelf.

These Are the 99 Percent Of The Literary World

New York Magazine | Posted 12.17.2011 | Fifty

A group of writers has started a website called Occupy Writers in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests....

I'm Authentic. Really -- I Mean That

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I keep hearing about authenticity. It seems to be the go-to description for all who would be bonafide; a self-sticking seal signifying that what you see is what you get, and what you get is worthy.

Vanity Fair Writer Trashes Piers Morgan

Vanity Fair | James Wolcott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Many questions torment America in its dark night of the soul, questions more urgently pressing, and yet it must be asked: How did we get stuck with Pi...