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penamerican:

It’s time to celebrate! Congratulations to the 2014 PEN Literary Awards Winners! Visit our website for the full list of winners! http://ow.ly/zKGsv

penamerican:

It’s time to celebrate! Congratulations to the 2014 PEN Literary Awards Winners! Visit our website for the full list of winners! http://ow.ly/zKGsv

powells:

Happy 196th birthday to Emily Brontë! 

“Don’t be a writer; be writing.”

—   William Faulkner on writing. (via politicsprose)

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25 Literary Pun Names For Your Cat

Important Tuesday reading.

Our Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshops are coming to an end as session two wraps up at the end of this week. We’ve loved watching our campers grow and discover themselves through the art of writing. We hope to see them in one of our issues one day!

“I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.”

—   George R. R. Martin. (via ifreakinlovebooks)

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newyorker:

Richard Avedon first photographed Gabriel García Márquez on a rainy day in 1976, but he felt that the portrait was a failure. Avedon finally had another chance to photograph the writer in 2004. This is the portrait that emerged from that second session: http://nyr.kr/1h2usmA

newyorker:

Richard Avedon first photographed Gabriel García Márquez on a rainy day in 1976, but he felt that the portrait was a failure. Avedon finally had another chance to photograph the writer in 2004. This is the portrait that emerged from that second session: http://nyr.kr/1h2usmA

(Source: newyorker.com)

theparisreview:

“I remember him saying that he had to be a magician for his readers, but that magicians always start with reality and come back to reality.”
All this week, we will present Silvana Paternostro’s oral biography of Gabriel García Márquez, first published in our Summer 2003 issue.

theparisreview:

“I remember him saying that he had to be a magician for his readers, but that magicians always start with reality and come back to reality.”

All this week, we will present Silvana Paternostro’s oral biography of Gabriel García Márquez, first published in our Summer 2003 issue.