Poetry

May 26, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67. Johnson died Wednesday, according to his literary agent, Nicole Aragi. Johnson died of liver cancer at his home in The...
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May 26, 2017 - 10:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died. He was 67. Johnson died Wednesday, according to Jonathan Galassi, president and publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux. No...
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May 26, 2017 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died. He was 67. Johnson died Thursday, according to Jonathan Galassi, president and publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux. No other...
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In this Monday, May 8, 2017 photo, the "Word Waterfall" cycles through one of several displays of literary history with quotes from authors at the American Writers Museum in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 12, 2017 - 11:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The American Writers Museum , seven years in the making, is an endeavor even the most daring author might shy from: How, on a single floor of an office building, do you tell the story of centuries of American language? The museum's curators wanted the broadest possible concept of...
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Scott Fitzgerald
April 27, 2017 - 11:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The University of South Carolina has obtained the archives of North Carolina author Ron Rash. The school announced the acquisition Thursday. The collection consists of material on the South Carolina native's career as a poet, short story writer and novelist. It includes a...
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