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Best of the Web 3/21/16

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

United States Senate Resolution 326: Designation of the one and only National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Read on for more about these western craftsmen. 

"My Cousin, the Cowboy Poet."

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Best of the Web 3/7/16

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

Roisin Kiberd tells the story of "Charlotte Shane," a young sex worker employing a mass-email app to share her experiences and her writing.

"Email Is a 'Safe Space' Where Women Can Write Dangerously." 

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Best of the Web 2/16/16

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

The New Yorker shares the story of author Brian Evenson in this article about growing up in the Mormon faith, leaving the church, and writing through it all. 

"The Dark Fiction of an Ex-Mormon Writer."

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Best of the Web 2/1/16

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

In this LitHub essay on his years in the military, Michael J. Hefti reflects on the difficulty of writing a soldier's narrative when his own use of language is so disconnected from the civilian's. 

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Best of the Web 1/19/16

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Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

In 2012, Ann Morgan set out to read a book from every country. Travel the world with the most notable works from her 196-title project. 

Literary Travel: Around the World in 10 Must-Read Books.

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