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In Elite MFA Programs, The Challenge Of Writing While 'Other'

by Lynn Neary August 19, 2014 3:54 PM ET

For many writers, a contract with one of the major publishing houses is the Holy Grail — and getting accepted to a prestigious Master of Fine Arts program may bring aspiring writers one step closer. 1,661 more words

Writing

Frank Cushing : Boy Gunman and Hostage Photographer

Boy Gunman and Hostage

Photographer: Frank Cushing

Year: 1948 Pulitzer

In 1948, Frank Cushing was photographing domestic violence victims in
Boston when he heard a police radio alert.  107 more words

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist on Obama: “The Greatest Enemy of Press Freedom in a Generation”

Source: Liberty Blitzkreig, by Michael Krieger

James Risen is not just a phenomenal reporter, he is also an extremely courageous and honorable American patriot. His case is a very disturbing one, and it has justifiably received a great deal of national attention. 224 more words

Socialist

"The Goldfinch" Headed To The Big Screen

THE GOLDFINCH HEADED TO THE BIG SCREEN
Donna Tartt’s third novel, “The Goldfinch,” has attracted a string of award nominations and a Pulitzer Prize. Its success continues with news that Warner Bros has acquired the film rights to the book, and that a feature film production is in the works. 63 more words

Books To Read

Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike

Published: 1981

Genre: fiction

Length: 467 pages

Setting: Brewer, Pennsylvania in 1979

Font: Janson

Interest: It’s a Pulitzer Prize winner… 381 more words

Book Review

The Magnificent Ambersons

Page turner: 5/10
Heart tugger: 7/10
Thought provoker: 6/10
Overall: 3 stars

After a rather prolonged hiatus, I am pleased to return with a full report of Booth Tarkington’s The Magnificent Ambersons. 443 more words

3 Stars

Review of "Grant: A Biography" by William McFeely

Grant: A Biography” is William McFeely’s Pulitzer Prize winning 1981 biography of the Union general and eighteenth president. McFeely is a historian and retired professor of history. 510 more words

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