Simon & Schuster cancels Milo Yiannopoulos book deal

Simon & Schuster cancels Milo Yiannopoulos book deal

His book, "Dangerous," is being pulled from publication after a video surfaced of Yiannopoulos discussing sexual relations between men and boys.

Coloring book about Romanov art by two Minneapolis artists prompts pop-up exhibit at TMORA

February 15
Coloring book about Romanov art by two Minneapolis artists prompts pop-up exhibit at TMORA
R.D. Zimmerman and Christopher Bohnet have collaborated on "Vanished Splendor," which highlights art and artifacts from Imperial Russia.

Minnesota Center for Book Arts to rename its type library for Allan Kornblum

February 8
Minnesota Center for Book Arts to rename its type library for Allan Kornblum
Formal dedication to take place Feb. 25.

Milkweed Editions poet wins Rilke Award

February 7
Wayne Miller wins the University of North Texas honor for "Post-." The award carries a $10,000 prize.
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Rowling in Twitter war with fans threatening to burn her books over Trump comments

February 2
The "Harry Potter" author has witty replies to those who don't like her tweets about Donald Trump's travel ban.

U of M spring readings include Lauren Groff, Andrew Solomon and the annual first books night

February 1
Groff's appearance is part of the annual benefit to fight hunger.

Minneapolis writer Miriam Karmel wins Holy Cow! short story prize

January 31
The inaugural First Fiction award carries a $5,000 prize and a publishing contract.
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January 30

PEN America speaks out about Donald Trump's actions on refugees.

The writers' organization fights for freedom of expression and intellectual cooperation.
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January 27

Deadline looming for Nelson Algren short story competition

Nelson Ahlgren award is accepting submissions through the end of January.
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January 20

Club Book to bring in Yaa Gyasi, Lily King, Kao Kalia Yang and others

The free reading series has hosted more than 100 authors since it began in 2010.
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January 18

Louise Erdrich, four other Minnesota writers finalists for prestigious national award

National Book Critics Circle also honoring writer Margaret Atwood with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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January 18

Teju Cole a double-finalist in PEN America awards; Graywolf has three books in the running

Other finalists include Yaa Gyasi, Colson Whitehead, and Minnesota-reared writers Hope Jahren and Michael Tisserand.
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January 10

Lauren Groff to read at the annual Hunger Relief Benefit--and maybe you will, too

Annual benefit, hosted by Charles Baxter, moves to Feburary and now includes a writing competition for U students.
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January 9

Finalists named in Holy Cow Press's "First Fiction" story competition

The winner will be announced later this month, and the winner's book will be published in the fall.
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December 14, 2016

Fireside Reading Series will warm chilly nights

Free cookies and good stories in January and February at the Hamline Midway Library in St. Paul.
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December 13, 2016

Four Minnesota writers win NEA grants

Many other Minnesota institutions--from Coffee House Press to the Mankato Symphony Orchestra--also won grants.
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December 9, 2016

Steven McCarthy wins Minn. Book Artist Award

The University of Minnesota professor will be honored in April for his Wee Go Library project.
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November 30, 2016

Graywolf Press's "Grief is the Thing With Feathers" a finalist for John Leonard Prize

The annual award, given by members of the National Book Critics Circle, is for the best debut book in any genre.
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November 30, 2016

Graywolf Press's "Grief is the Thing With Feathers" a finalist for John Leonard Prize

The annual award, given by members of the National Book Critics Circle, is for the best debut book in any genre.
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November 30, 2016

Hip hip hooray for Ellen Hart!

Minneapolis author awarded top prize for mystery writers
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November 29, 2016

Heid Erdrich's new collection named the 2016 Winter Book

The collection of poetry and prose, "every-blest-thing-seeing-eye," will be celebrated on Dec. 10.
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November 21, 2016

Marlon James named Macalester's first writer in residence

His appointment--the first in the college's history--will begin in January.
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November 7, 2016

The never-ending election doesn't have to end

You can relive it over and over with this new insty-book, which pubs Dec. 4.
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November 4, 2016

Art on the move! Poets chosen to have their poetry in Twin Cities buses

The project, spearheaded by the Saint Paul Almanac, will start in the spring.
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November 3, 2016

Minneapolis' Graywolf Press editors receive national honors

Publisher Fiona Mccrae and executive editor Jeff Shotts win the Poets & Writers editor's award; Ann Patchett, Richard Shelton and Francisco Goldman win the writers award.
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November 2, 2016

Poets and prose writers win Minnesota State Arts Board Grants

Kao Kalia Yang, Shannon Gibney, Jude Nutter, Sun Yung Shin and Danielle Sosin among the winners.
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October 6, 2016

Books by Kate DiCamillo, Graywolf Press on shortlist for National Book Award

"Raymie Nightingale" a finalist in young people's literature; "Look," by Solmaz Sharif, a finalist in poetry.
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