Sunday, June 21, 2015
American novelist James Salter -- who long labored with the dubious honor of being "the greatest writer you've never read" -- has died aged 90.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Six letters written by U.S. novelist Harper Lee flopped at auction Friday despite feverish interest in the publication of her second novel, set for release next month.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura, whose crime novels explore Havana's grubby underside, was on Wednesday awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias award for literature.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
A son of migrant farm workers in California, Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next U.S. poet in chief.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Scottish-born author Ali Smith won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction on Wednesday, netting a long-sought victory after missing out on a string of prestigious prizes this year.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
The CommonWealth Magazine Group was the biggest winner at this year's Golden Tripod Awards for Publications, capturing six awards in five of the 22 categories.
Monday, June 1, 2015
When Taliban militants stormed a school in Pakistan's northwest last December, killing 150 people, mainly children, in the country's deadliest terror attack, comic book creators Mustafa Hasnain and Gauhar Aftab decided it was time to act.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Playboy on Thursday launched a new mobile app -- but don't look for nudity. The magazine's new Playboy NOW mobile app for Android and Apple devices is tailored to its updated "safe for work" strategy, which emphasizes lifestyle and culture over buttocks and breasts.