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  • Adrienne Rich, poet, essayist, feminist, provocateur

    Adrienne Rich, poet, essayist, feminist, provocateur
    Adrienne Rich, one of the country's most honored and influential poets, whose finely tuned verse explored her identity as a feminist, a lesbian and an agent for political change, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82. She died of...
  • R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet

    R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet
    Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun: Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
  • Emily T. Taliaferro

    Emily T. Taliaferro, an artist and former Friends School tennis coach, died of stroke complications April 2 at Roland Park Place. She was 82. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Raymond S. Tompkins, a Sun reporter and later an official of...
  • Poignancy and quirkiness invigorate 'Rest' at South Coast Rep

    Poignancy and quirkiness invigorate 'Rest' at South Coast Rep
    If the producers of the HBO series "Getting On" go to Costa Mesa to see Samuel D. Hunter's "Rest," the American theater might lose another talented playwright to television. This prolific dramatist's latest play, which is having its world premiere at...
  • Yale Younger Poets Prize goes to Ansel Elkins

    Yale Younger Poets Prize goes to Ansel Elkins
    Ansel Elkins has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Yale Younger Poets Prize. The competition is among the oldest literary awards in the U.S. Elkins' manuscript "Blue Yodel" was selected by judge Carl Phillips, who praised her work in a release....
  • Bookslut launches the Daphne award: What's the best book of 1963?

    Bookslut launches the Daphne award: What's the best book of 1963?
    In an effort to correct the missteps of literary history, Bookslut has launched the Daphne, a prize for the best book published 50 years ago. Sure, there was a National Book Award in 1963 -- but Bookslut thinks it went to the wrong title. "Book awards,...
  • W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate

    W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate
    Reporting from Maui — We've been batting our way through W.S. Merwin's yard for a couple hours, swatting mosquitoes in the streambed under the dark wet canopy of towering, philodendron-draped mangoes and looking at some 700 species of palm trees,...
  • Adrienne Rich dies at 82; feminist poet and essayist

    Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literary honors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 82. The cause was...
  • Two N.Y. literary to-dos

     
    Coming up: two fancy, fun celebrations for literary journals in New York....
  • Carrie Brownstein, Harry Crews, 'Cooking With Poo,' more book news

     
    Book news to start Monday: a memoir will come from rocker and Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein, remembering Harry Crews, crazy creative writing students and crazy book titles and more....
  • San Francisco literary figure Kathi Kamen Goldmark has died

     
    Kathi Kamen Goldmark, a beloved figure in the San Francisco literary scene, died Thursday. Goldmark, who wrote the novel "And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You," was a founding member of the author rock band the Rock Bottom Remainders....
  • 'Ethical historian' William Lee Miller has died

     
    The historian William Lee Miller, a onetime finalist for the LA Times book prize, has died....