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Tom Stoppard to receive PEN America writing award

NEW YORK (AP) - British playwright Tom Stoppard and the Canadian poet and fiction writer M. NourbeSe Philip are among those being honored next...

Yiyun Li and Leslie Jamison among PEN award nominees

NEW YORK (AP) - Fiction by Yiyun Li and essays by Leslie Jamison and Eve Babitz are among the finalists for honors presented by...

Jerry Craft, Kadir Nelson win honors for children’s books

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Craft's “New Kid," a graphic novel about a 7th grader's struggle to adjust to a private school with little...

Jerry Craft, Kadir Nelson win honors for children’s books

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Craft's “New Kid," a graphic novel about a 7th grader's struggle to adjust to a private school with little...

Jerry Craft, Kadir Nelson win honors for children’s books

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Craft's “New Kid," a graphic novel about a 7th grader's struggle to adjust to a private school with little...

Free e-book includes excerpts from new Veronica Roth novel

NEW YORK (AP) - Fiction from Sue Monk Kidd and Veronica Roth, essays by comedian Mike Birbiglia and a memoir about Philip Roth are...

France’s #MeToo: Book on child-sex writer prompts outcry

PARIS (AP) - He was a middle-aged French author becoming known, even celebrated, for writing about sex with children. She was a fragile 14-year-old,...

Three finalists announced Thursday for $20,000 Story Prize

NEW YORK (AP) - Short-story collections by Zadie Smith, Edwidge Danticat and Kali Fajardo-Anstine are finalists for the Story Prize, a $20,000 award for...

HarperCollins snubs Romance Writers of America’s conference

NEW YORK (AP) - Two HarperCollins imprints that focus on romance novels have decided not to sponsor or participate in the Romance Writers of...

T.S. Eliot letters to muse to be unveiled after 60 years

After more than 60 years spent sealed up in a library storage facility, about 1,000 letters written by poet T.S. Eliot to...