Best of the Web 07/17/17

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.

 

From The Guardian,"Nipples On My Knee," "Love Your Lady Landscape," and "An Ape's View of Evolution": Meet the books in the running for the 2017 Diagram prize for oddest book title of the year.

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Best of the Web 07/10/17

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 the Huffington Post, Poet and teacher Tara Skurtu isn't sure creative writing can be taught. But she does think teachers can make a space for students to see "beyond their conscious and unconscious limits."

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Best of the Web 06/19/17

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.

 

Greenpeace has been battling with Resolute Forest Products for years over the company’s logging practices. In an unexpected twist, America’s Big Five trade publishers have found themselves in the middle of Greenpeace’s long-running battle to get Resolute to change its polices in Canada’s northern forests.

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Best of the Web 06/12/17

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.

 

To keep this bookstore in Maine running, Samantha Haskell looked to local farms for inspiration, devising a business plan modelled after “community-supported agriculture” that eventually turned her store into a community-supported bookseller.

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Rejection, Truth-Making, and a Narrative Stegosaurus: a Conversation with Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

After four years of serving as the founding instructor of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator, Alex Marzano-Lesnevich is set to launch their memoir, The Fact of a Body, tomorrow (May 16th) at Harvard Book Store

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