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May 16, 2013 — Also: Afaa Michael Weaver on being a black poet abroad; ebook sales jumped 44 percent last year; Cormac McCarthy's beach body.
May 3, 2013 — Also: MediaBistro says Granta is closing its New York office; poetry for Martians; the freakish charms of David Bowie.
Apr 15, 2013 — The new batch of Pulitzer Prize winners has just been announced, with poet Sharon Olds winning for Stag's Leap. novelist Adam Johnson winning the fiction prize for The Orphan Master's Son. In the journalism field, The New York Times took the most honors, winning in four categories, including investigative reporting.
Mar 22, 2013 — Also: The book Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop wins an award for the oddest title of the year; Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail speaks to NPR; the end of the pronoun "whom."
Mar 12, 2013 — Jupiter Hammon lived and died in slavery, but he managed to become the first published African-American poet. Now a newly found Hammon poem shows how complex his thoughts on religion and slavery really were.