Posted on 02/28/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of February 28, 2021. Ralph Ellison (March 1, 1914): Ellison’s...

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Posted on 02/27/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tuesday marked the 200th anniversary of the death of poet John Keats. Although the COVID-19 pandemic certainly changed how the...

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Posted on 02/25/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1983, acclaimed playwright Tennessee Williams passed away. In honor of the event, Literary Hub took a...

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Posted on 02/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of February 21, 2021. Anaïs Nin (February 21, 1903): Nin...

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Posted on 02/18/2021 at 07:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

February 18 is no slouch in the literary history department. Author Toni Morrison, who won a Nobel Prize, a Pulitzer...

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Posted on 02/14/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of February 14, 2021. Frederick Douglass (February 14, 1817): Douglass...

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Posted on 02/12/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Presidents are well-known to dabble in literature — after all, their lives typically beg for memoirs to be written. Abraham...

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Posted on 02/12/2021 at 10:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If the weather doesn’t have you eagerly awaiting February’s end, some historical document news might. The Beinecke Rare Book and...

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Posted on 02/10/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We evidently really love a well-said putdown. The so-called literary burn book — Really and Truly: A Book of Literary...

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Posted on 02/08/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Naomi Wolf may not have been thinking about the reaction to her book Outrages when she chose its title. By...

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