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The Life and Works of Toni Morrison

Read about the life and works of acclaimed novelist Toni Morrison, who masterfully captures the experiences of African Americans in her brilliant works. In a career spanning nearly fifty years, Morrison has shown the world, again and again, her peerless ability to supplement a critique of American history with bottomless psychological insight.

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“A Plea by Lamplight” Dark Poem by Nina Athena Radke

She sleeps in a past that lives in her gaze
blurring in brightness and dulling the haze
longing still to escape the deaths
of life that fades away

please touch, please reach through
worlds, and rescue, grasp, tease
hold firm and wrap yourself
around these vacant needs

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8 Leading Romance Publishers Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Are you ready to share your romance novel with the world? Check out our list of 8 leading traditional publishers accepting unsolicited, un-agented romance manuscript submissions now!

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Top 10 Universities for Creative Writing in the U.S.

Not sure which University you should attend to study creative writing? We've compiled a list of the top ten Universities in America offering the best creative writing programs to help you find your next literary home.

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Interview with Dougie Brimson, Bestselling Author and Screenwriter

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"I never actually set out to be a writer at all, it just kind of happened. Indeed, it's fair to say that even after three award winning feature films and 750,000 book sales, I spend most days waiting for the literary police to bang on my door and cart me away for fraud!" - Dougie.

In this interview, you'll meet best-selling author and screenwriter Dougie Brimson, discover how he got started and what inspired him to write his critically acclaimed screenplays and books.

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“Different” A Powerful Poem by Rutendo C C

You, me, us, we,
Are our differences all we can see?
We’re similar in ways but we’re not the same,
And is that really a flaw, something to blame?


We stress the fact that we’re all counted as equal,
We think like that is true, but we act like that is deceitful.
And tell me this, is one gender greater than the other?
If so, what has your sister done to be better than your brother?

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Interview with Erin Trejo, International Bestselling Author of MC Series

In this interview, you will meet Erin Trejo, the International bestselling, self-published author of many MC (Motorcycle Club) Romance series. You’ll learn about Erin, discover how she got started, and find out what inspired her to write her latest book "A Love Like War".

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The Life and Works of Author & Poet Sylvia Plath

Learn about the life and works of Sylvia Path, one of America's most celebrated and controversial poets. Discover what inspired her to write her haunting American classic "The Bell Jar", before tragically taking her own life.

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Interview with USA Today Bestselling Indie Author Kathryn Le Veque

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After 20 years of trying to become published the traditional way, Kathryn Le Veque took her English Medieval Romances Indie and became a USA Today Bestselling author.

Meet one of the top Indie authors in the world and find out why NYC rejection was the best thing that ever happened to her.

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Interview with Melanie Dobson Award-Winning Author of “Catching the Wind”

Espionage, an impending war, and the quest of one journalist to find a German child lost seventy years ago in England. Melanie Dobson’s latest critically-acclaimed novel Catching the Wind slips between the past and present as this journalist seeks to uncover what happened long ago.

In this interview, Melanie discusses how she researched and wrote her gripping, unforgettable book.

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Top 10 Writing Contests with Cash Prizes

Check out our list of the 10 top legitimate writing contests with generous cash prizes and exciting prizes!

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List of Top Literary Agents and Publishers Accepting Poetry Submissions

Are you a talented poet hoping to get your poetry book published? Here is a useful list of the top literary agents who represent poetry books as well as publishers who accept unsolicited/unagented poetry book submissions from both emerging and established writers.

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Interview with Eva Dillon, Author of the Gripping Memoir “Spies in the Family”

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In this interesting interview, author Eva Dillon talks about researching and writing her highly-acclaimed, fascinating true-life thriller "Spies in the Family".

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17 Noteworthy Literary Festivals in New York (2017-2018)

Are you a poet, writer or book lover looking for a literary festival to attend in New York? Here is a list of the biggest and best, fun literary festivals about to take place in both New York City and New York State.

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The 20 Most Important International Book Trade Shows and Fairs in 2017 and 2018

Interested in attending a book trade show or book fair to network with top publishers and agents? Here are 20 of the most important international book trade shows, festivals, and fairs which are taking place around the world in 2017 and 2018.

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Upcoming Book Signing Event in NYC

On Sunday, July 23rd, 4 noteworthy authors of childrens stories and middle-grade fiction will be reading and signing their books at the Books of Wonder bookstore in New York City.
Two of these authors also offer writing workshops and manuscript critiques.

This event is free to attend and takes places from 1 to 3 PM.

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Interview with Award-Winning Self-Published Novelist and Former Missionary Mary Mendenhall

In this interview, Pinnacle award-winning novelist and former missionary Mary Mendenhall talks about writing 'stories with spirit'; combining intrigue with mystic spirituality, Christian faith, relationship drama, as well as emotionally-stirring tragedies and loss, multicultural issues, and a strong plot.

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Fun Upcoming Literary Event in New York

La Casita is Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ annual celebration of community, showcasing urban poetry, spoken word, and musical expressions that represent the diversity of traditional and contemporary cultures across New York City.

Event goers can look forward to the experience of an incredible group of artist-activists giving voice to the movements working to uphold and extend LGBTQ, women’s, civil, immigrant, and human rights.

Learn more about this fun, free literary event.

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15 Major Literary Festivals Around the World (2017-2018)

Are you an avid reader or an aspiring author hoping to get published? Literary festivals are great to attend if you love reading quality books, discovering new literary gems, debating literature, networking, meeting famous authors or wish to establish valuable connections in the industry to get your book published.

Festival attendees often include famous authors, avid readers, publishers, literary agents, booksellers, distributors, and book buyers. Attending a literary festival is not only a great opportunity to network, it's also fun!

Check out our list of the 15 major literary festivals taking place around the world in 2017 and 2018.

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“Ever” A Poem by Aracelly P. Campo

My love lives in a past memory
That almost slipped into the present
And became a distant futureI will always think of thee
Of all the things we could have done
And what we could of have been

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