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Novelist Ian McEwan: Writing is “a way of being”

“A secret, I think, can be fatal,” said acclaimed novelist Ian McEwan. “She died with her secret intact.” That secret McEwan is talking about was a personal one held by his mother: “She would give birth to a baby boy, and she gave that child away. The moment she gave that child away, I think

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The Struggle to Unearth the World’s First Author

Around forty-three hundred years ago, in a region that we now call Iraq, a sculptor chiselled into a white limestone disk the image of a woman presiding over a temple ritual. She wears a long ceremonial robe and a headdress. There are two male attendants behind her, and one in front, pouring a libation on

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An Excerpt From Emerson Whitney’s Heaven

This excerpt was first published May 20, 2021. We’re-posting it to celebrate the release of the paperback version . Natasha Marin follows-up her acclaimed Black Imagination with a brilliant new collection of sharply-rendered, breathtaking reflections from more than two dozen Black voices. I used to watch Mom on TV, would pull the videos out of

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Nobel Prize in Literature: Annie Ernaux and Writing From Experience

A photo of Annie Ernaux smiling and looking above the camera. (2cordevocali/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA 4.0) The following is re-posted from the Conversation . We share this reflection because A nnie Ernaux’s writing centers socio-political context and the experiences, and suffering, of the French working-class. The French author Annie Ernaux has won the 2022 Nobel prize in

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She-Hulk’s Writers Loved Trolling the Marvel Show’s ‘Unoriginal’ Critics

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law star Tatiana Maslany says the show’s writers loved having the chance to troll the show’s most “unoriginal” detractors. In an interview with Variety , Maslany shared that head writer Jessica Gao knew from the outset how a certain sector of Marvel fans would view Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk as a woman supposedly invading

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Student wins Phi Beta Kappa award for undergraduate writing

Click here to view original web page at Student wins Phi Beta Kappa award for undergraduate writing Junior Safyque xRichardson, a double major in creative writing and psychology, won the 2022 John D. Wilson Prize for her essay “Reduction to the Black Body: Brutality in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.” Photo by

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