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Irish-American Writers

Here’s a list of famous Irish-American writers, including Alan Dugan, Billy Collins, Charles Olson, Fanny Howe, Frank O’Hara, Galway Kinnell, Alice Fulton, James Laughlin, John Berryman, Kay Ryan, Louise Bogan, William Logan, and X.J. 73 more words

A taste of rhizome mind

From Poetics of the Rhizome. A course set to start soon.

Before the World Wide Web, there was a worldwide web. Human beings are recent guests in that web, guests often rude and destructive, but sometimes stunned with awe, or love. 487 more words


Far and Away [excerpt], by Fanny Howe

The rain falls on.
Acres of violets unfold.
Dandelion, mayflower
Myrtle and forsythia follow.

The cardinals call to each other.
Echoes of delicate
Breath-broken whistles. 109 more words


Winner of The Man Booker International Prize will be announced today. Four Africans are up for the award.

I like and applaud the open prize-awarding processes of international prizes such as the Neustadt, the Impac, and the Man Booker International. (I shan’t mention the ultra-secretive process of that award given by the folks up, up, up, there in northern hemisphere). 601 more words

Literary Prizes

Man Booker International Prize 2015 finalists

And the winner is:  László Krasznahorkai (Hungary)

From The Guardian, introductory remarks from the ten finalist authors.  Congratulations to all.

Man Booker International Prize

  1. Alain Mabanckou (Republic of Congo)
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Articles By Others

It's Man Booker Time!

Every two years, the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize recognizes one writer for his or her outstanding achievements in fiction. The Man Booker International Prize differs significantly from the annual Man Booker Prize—its judges, in seeking out literary excellence, consider a writer’s entire body of work rather than just a single novel. 1,615 more words

Alain Mabanckou

Blackout 126---"Angelopoulos" by Fanny Howe

Originally appeared in Second Childhood (Graywolf Press 2014)