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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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • National Book Award finalists announced - with an extra title

    National Book Award finalists announced - with an extra title
    A deceased biographer and a first-time bestselling novelist are among the finalists for the 2011 National Book Awards. Five finalists in four categories – fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature – were announced Wednesday...
  • 10/10/10: The 10 best 'Best of' books of 2010

     
    At the end of the calendar year, bookstores are swamped with anthologies proclaiming the "best of" writing of the year. There is, apparently, a lot of really good writing: above is just a sample of the galleys and paperbacks that......
  • National Book Award finalists announced - with an extra title [UPDATED]

     
    National Book Award finalists include Manning Marable and Téa Obreht....
  • Theater review: 'Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    "'Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie," a new play by actor Alan Alda, opens at the Geffen Playhouse...
  • Two N.Y. literary to-dos

     
    Coming up: two fancy, fun celebrations for literary journals in New York....