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Haiku, A Picture Books Golden Age

“Jane Smiley, Calvin – Trillin; literary big – shots write picture books”

The Breakfast Salad

After a recent post on carbonara, I received a comment from my friend and one half of the dynamite blog duo known as Gourmandistan… 502 more words


Tepper Isn't Going Out - Calvin Trillin

Tepper Isn’t Going Out – a novel.  Perhaps novella would be a better word?  Or satire?  This is a very short book by humorist Calvin Trillin, who was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humour in 2013 at the age of 78. 264 more words

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Kansas City native Calvin Trillin is an American author, journalist and humorist. He is a long time food writer for The New Yorker.

In 2012, Trillin was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff, published by Random House. 611 more words


Controversy and Technology: Your Weekly News Roundup by Emily Ramser

Breaking news—the literary world is growing and changing daily. Last week we had AWP and the Vida numbers announcement. This past week, for instance, included the release of several new writing-related apps, a story being translated in 30 plus languages and a controversy of one of… 901 more words

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