Silverfish for Bookworms #5

Visions and Revisions: Writing On Writing Well and keeping it up-to-date for 35 years
By William Zinsser
http://www.theamericanscholar.org/visions-and-revisions/

The Fifth Annual Believer Book Award
http://www.believermag.com/issues/200903/?read=believer_book_award

A CELEBRATION OF THE CHAPBOOK: April 23-25
http://diypublishing.blogspot.com/2009/04/celebration-of-chapbook-april-23-25.html

Trompe Lit: OuLiPo in New York City
http://www.artforum.com/diary/id=22421

Gabriel García Márquez, literary giant, lays down his pen
By Paul Hamilos
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/apr/02/columbia-gabriel-garcia-marquez-books

The End of Verse?
A recent NEA report finds fiction reading on the rise, while readership of poetry has dropped significantly. Is an art form dying?
By Marc Bain
http://www.newsweek.com/id/191012

Fighting Words
Saga/Circus by Lyn Hejinian Reviewed by Joyelle McSweeney
http://bostonreview.net/BR34.2/mcsweeney.php

Song and Silence
My Fanny Howe: By Maureen N. McLane
Silverfish http://bostonreview.net/BR34.2/mclane.php

Meghan O’Rourke talks to John Ashbery
http://everseradio.com/meghan-orourke-talks-to-john-ashbery/

To sci-fi and beyond:
Whether in revolutionary science fiction or postmodern social criticism, Temple’s Samuel R. Delany presents characters that, like him, can’t be reduced to stereotype.
By Tirdad Derakhshani
http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/42383997.html

Polis is This: Charles Olson & the Persistence of Place
http://www.polisisthis.com/watch-now.html

TS Eliot’s damning verdict on George Orwell’s Animal Farm
By Helen Pidd
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/mar/30/eliot-george-orwell-animal-farm

Kureishi on the Rushdie affair: Kenan Malik talks to Hanif Kureishi about the Rushdie fatwa and why no one would write such a book today
http://www.prospect-magazine.co.uk/article_details.php?id=10721

An Interview with D.A. Powell
By Evan J. Peterson
http://southeastreview.org/2009/powell0402.php

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