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Announcing the 2014 PEN Literary Award Winners

PEN is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Literary Awards. Each year, the PEN Awards celebrate some of the most outstanding voices in literature, spanning a wide array of genres and including both distinguished and emerging writers alike. This year’s recipients include, among others, acclaimed poet Frank Bidart, Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe, journalist and cultural critic James Wolcott, Nina McConigley for her debut short story collection, and playwright Laura Marks who will receive the inaugural award honoring an emerging dramatist.
(to read more and see the entire list of winners, click post title above)

Cheers to Best New Poets 2014!

Congratulations to NER poet Wayne Johns for the selection of “Delirium” for the 2014 edition of Best New Poets. “Delirium” first appeared in NER 33.4.

Congratulations, as well, to all fifty emerging poets who will appear in this year’s anthology, NER contributors Richie HofmannC. L. O’Dell, and Jacques J. Rancourt among them!

Modern art was CIA 'weapon'

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use

‘Novel: A Biography’ captures life, history connections of literature

(click title of post for full review of this amazing book)

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