December 5, 2022
  • December 5, 2022


5 Novels That Showcase the LA Writer’s Enigmatic Style

by on November 8, 2022 0

The LA Times Book Club reads “Dr. No” by Percival Everett. (Graywolf Press/Wesley Lapointe) Percival Everett’s latest book, “Dr. Nois part spy bullshit, part philosophical study of the concept of ‘nothing’, part satire of the oversized worlds of billionaires. Kirkus Reviews calls the novel a “good place to start finding out why Everett has...

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How to Become a Jingle Writer

by on November 4, 2022 0

Do you have a knack for writing catchy tunes? Still humming the latest commercial jingles in your head? If so, you might be interested in becoming a professional jingle writer! In this blog post, we’ll discuss what it takes to become a successful jingle writer and provide tips on how to get started. So...

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Legendary Writer, Member of Rajya Sabha V Vijayendra Prasad Released Hebah Patel’s Captivating B&W Teaser (Black & White)

by on October 28, 2022 0

House » Movies » Cinema of the South » Legendary Writer, Member of Rajya Sabha V Vijayendra Prasad Released Hebah Patel’s Captivating B&W Teaser (Black & White) The stunning Diva Hebah Patel is one of Tollywood’s most glamorous actresses. The starlet who has mostly played glamorous roles is set to land a role that...

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‘Rogue fans have reason to be thrilled’: X-Men ’97 writer hints Rogue will play vital role in upcoming animated series

by on October 23, 2022 0

With the success of Marvel Studios and its creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, many members of new generations have been attracted and, in most cases, turned into Marvel Comics nerds. Many people who watched the MCU movies were so impressed and mesmerized by the world of superheroes that they wanted to be part...

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Bay County Writers Festival

by on October 21, 2022 0

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Have you ever wanted to meet your favorite local author? You are lucky because there is an opportunity to do so. The Bay County Public Library invites you to Bay County Writers Festival. This is the first author event hosted by the library since Hurricane Michael. More than 20...

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Who is Shehan Karunatilaka, the writer whose novel “The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida” received the 2022 Booker Prize?

by on October 18, 2022 0

The seven moons of Maali Almeidaa metaphysical thriller by Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka, received the Booker Prize for Fiction 2022 for the novel’s “ambition of its breadth and the hilarious audacity of its storytelling techniques”. The announcement was made by 2022 Judges’ Chairman Neil MacGregor during a ceremony at the Roundhouse, London on...

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Could this outback mystery be our next Aussie classic?

by on October 7, 2022 0

Lost children have always found their place in the popular imagination. Fairy tales Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood to real-life cases like that of Madeleine McCann, children who go missing have long carried symbolic meaning with them on their journeys into the unknown. Innocence flouted, society corrupted. In Australia, they also...

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Writer/director Catherine Butterfield at the world premiere of TO THE BONE presented by Open Fist Theater Company

by on September 26, 2022 0

Open Fist Theater Company presents the world premiere of To the Bone, a dark and funny comedy about family, baseball and genetics, written and directed by Catherine Butterfield. The play centers on sisters Kelly Moran and Maureen Dugan from the “Irish Riviera” south of Boston, where they were known as “tough girls” in high...

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“The most sophisticated architecture in the world”: an American writer is surprised by the rapid development of the kingdom

by on September 7, 2022 0

RIYADH: The skyscraper-filled city skylines of Saudi Arabia dominate the landscape. Such was the impression of the American writer Paige Peterson, who recently visited the Kingdom for a three-month visit at the invitation of the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Princess Reema bint Bandar Al- Saud. Peterson’s first visit to the Kingdom was...

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PEN America condemns conviction of Burmese writer-activist Wai Moe Naing and calls for his release

by on September 2, 2022 0

(NEW YORK)–PEN America has released the statement below from Karin Deutsch Kariekar, Director of Free Expression at Risk programs, calling for the release of Burmese writer Wai Moe Naing, who was found guilty and sentenced by a court military from August 12 to 10. years in prison on multiple charges of “incitement”. “The sentencing...

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Attack on Rushdie mirrors 1925 murder of writer who satirized Viennese anti-Semitism

by on August 26, 2022 0

THE CONVERSATION via AP – Hadi Matar, the man charged with the attempted murder of distinguished novelist Salman Rushdie, admitted he had “only read two pages” of ‘The Satanic Verses,’ Rushdie’s 1988 novel which has angered fundamentalist Muslims around the world. Iran’s former Supreme Leader Ayatalloh Ruhollah Khomeini, who announced a fatwa calling on...

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Why 75-year-old writer Paulo Coelho is a global guru

by on August 23, 2022 0

The books of Paulo Coelho, the most famous contemporary Brazilian author in the world, are not marketed as the works of a Brazilian author. This is perhaps one of Coelho’s greatest triumphs: he managed to break with the expectations associated with homeland Brazilian authors. (Also Read: Paulo Coelho reacts to photo showing his name...

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‘Rushdie insulted Islam’: Iran justifies attack, blames writer for his own stabbing

by on August 15, 2022 0

TEHRAN — An Iranian government official denied on Monday that Tehran was involved in the assault on author Salman Rushdie, while blaming it for its own assault, in the country’s first public comments on the attack. Nasser Kanaani, spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, made the remarks during a briefing to reporters. “We categorically deny”...

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The writer who made the countryside enjoyable

by on August 14, 2022 0

TODAY, many city dwellers look forward to entering the country, especially in the summer, but it was not always so. Roads were often in very poor condition and even when the advent of toll roads made it easier for travelers to get around there was always a risk of theft, especially in places like...

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Interview with artist Barbara Bloom and writer Ben Lerner about ‘Gold Custody’ –

by on July 28, 2022 0

The relationship between writers and artists tends to be one-sided. Artists do, writers criticize. But in gold guarda new book by artist Barbara Bloom and poet/novelist Ben Lerner, response and creation are a simultaneous collaborative process. gold guard is light; it’s no gargantuan coffee table book, but it’s no thin novel either. It is...

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writer, artist and political influencer

by on July 22, 2022 0

As her husband became more involved in Labor Party politics, before being elected MP for Maribyrnong in 1969, Shirley published poetry, reviews and short stories. She co-edited an anthology of anti-war poems. “We Took Their Orders and Died”, and later a magazine for schools. She studied anthropology at Monash University, ran workshops for children...

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Local Artist/Writer Duo Document 2021 and Beyond

by on July 10, 2022 0

For many artists and illustrators, working on a new project can often serve as therapy, a way of escaping or even coping with the stresses and microaggressions of everyday life. However, take that stress away and it can be just as disconcerting. Like many, local illustrator Morgan Miller III found himself both isolated and...

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Every Young Writer Should Read Elif Batuman

by on July 3, 2022 0

If you read the blurb on the back of Elif Batuman’s 2017 debut novel, “The idiot,“, you will see the book described as” a heroic calculation but erased with the terror and the joy of becoming a person in a world as intoxicating as it is disturbing. I’d like to meet whoever wrote this...

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Wet Paint in the Wild: Writer Janelle Zara Takes Us to the Greek Island of Hydra for the Deste Foundation’s Jeff Koons Show

by on July 1, 2022 0

Welcome to Wet Paint in the Wild, an extension of Annie Armstrong’s gossip column in which she gives art world insiders a disposable camera so they can give us a glimpse of their mad industry corner. I have long heard of collector Dakis Joannouannual projects of Deste Foundation in HydraGreece. Jeff Koon was tapped...

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by on June 14, 2022 0

MCFARLANE FILMS, wiip, ROOSTER TEETH STUDIOS AND WRITER DAN DOMINGUEZ TEAM UP TO DEVELOP RAW10 ADULT ANIMATED SERIES June 13, 2022 – Los Angeles, California – Today, McFarlane Films has announced a partnership with independent studio wiip and Warner Bros. Rooster Teeth Studios. Discovery to develop an adult animated television series based on the...

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In short: how to be a writer; The Saint of Lost Things; Widowland – the review | Books

by on June 12, 2022 0

Marcus Berkman Small Brown, £16.99, dp208 If you think being a journalist and author is a noble profession, Marcus Berkmann’s wonderfully entertaining semi-memoir will enlighten you. This brisk trawl through a ill-spent career on New Grub Street offers hilariously candid anecdotes about failure (always present) and success (much rarer) in the writing profession. That...

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Paul McCartney as Writer | The East Hampton Star

by on June 1, 2022 0

“Words”Paul McCartneyLive right, $100 Two weeks before his 80th birthday, Paul McCartney has hardly slowed down. It will wrap up a US tour with a concert at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, two days before that milestone, then headline England’s Glastonbury Festival a week after, on June 25, coincidentally the performance’s 55th anniversary....

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Artist, writer and activist John Sims will present AfroDixia: Journey To Justice

by on May 28, 2022 0

For Memorial Day Weekend 2022, artist, writer and activist John Sims will present AfroDixia: Journey To Justice in Austin, Texas. This multimedia event is part of a 20-year project that engages Confederate iconography, white supremacist cultural politics and transformative healing, featuring the artist’s 7th annual Burn and Bury performance, film screening and Afro-Dixie remixes....

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Delhi-based writer Geetanjali Shree wins International Booker Prize for Hindi novel ‘Tomb of Sand’ : The Tribune India

by on May 27, 2022 0

PTI London, May 27 Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian author to win the prestigious International Booker Prize for her ‘utterly original’ Hindi novel ‘Tomb of Sand’, a family saga set in northern India that tells the story of an 80-year-old woman who travels to Pakistan to confront the unresolved trauma...

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Roger Angell, baseball writer, 1920-2022

by on May 27, 2022 0

Roger Angell, who died at 101, was not only baseball’s greatest and most lucid writer; a distinction for which there has long been fierce competition. He was also the personification of New Yorker magazine: literate, witty, and quirky. He adorned its pages with his words and as an editor for almost 80 years, from...

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A suicidal writer takes the psychedelic cure in a first time novel

by on May 18, 2022 0

In his provocative 1991 book “Art & Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light,” Leonard Shlain notes that although his subjects constitute “an odd coupling”, fundamentally they “are both investigations into the nature of reality”. William Brewer’s first novel, “The red arrowadds another pairing to his matrix: depression and psychedelics. The premise of...

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Minnesota writer and ‘Kaplan Horse’ artist to speak at Nobles County Library on Thursday – Reuters

by on May 17, 2022 0

WORTHINGTON — Minnesota author and artist Arthur Norby, whose Kaplan Horse sculpture is on display at the Worthington Event Center and whose Tom Hall mysteries can be found locally, will speak at the Worthington branch of the Nobles County Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday . “We are really thrilled,” said Daniel Mick, adult service...

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