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PEN Literary Award Winners

There are some very happy and well-deserving authors who woke up a bit richer this morning, with the news that they were recipients of a prestigious PEN Literary Award...

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Poetry Month: Original Poems from Rick Yancey, Joe Hill, and Angela Duckworth

We launched National Poetry Month on April 1 with poems from some of our favorite writers about their books or their love of books, but don't worry: The fun continues all month! Here are original poems written by Rick Yancey,...

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How to Create an Eye-Catching Book Cover

Independent cover artist Gene Mollica reveals the steps behind creating unique and dynamic covers.

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Welcome to National Poetry Month

To start National Poetry Month off with a bang, here are original poems from Rich Cohen, Kate DiCamillo, Chuck Klosterman, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, and Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson.

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Jim Harrison: An Appreciation

I got to know and love Jim Harrison before I really knew his books.

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Jim Harrison (1937-2016)

The author of over thirty books including Legends of the Fall, died Saturday at the age of 78.

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Round 1 Results for the Great Literary Tournament

Sixty-four book characters faced off in round one of our bookish March Madness this week, and you, our readers, chose your champions. Fun facts: Winnie-the-Pooh decimated Martin the Warrior (Redwall) with the largest lead, winning 86% of the votes versus...

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2016 PEN/Faulkner Finalists for Fiction Announced

The 2016 Pen/Faulkner finalists for fiction have been announced. Here are the finalists.

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Pat Conroy

Pat Conroy (1945-2016)

Pat Conroy, author of the bestselling novels The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, died on Friday, March 4.

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2015 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America recently announced their Nebula Award and Andre Norton Award finalists.

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