The long-running community-reading program from the NEA’s literature program, its Big Read, has just added new titles to its carefully curated offering for its new round of grant applications.
The 100 books being voted on by the public in PBS’ summer reading encouragement program, ‘The Great American Read,’ now are highlighted in a ‘book of books.’ And Unicorn’s latest art essay release runs on the mid-century American auto obsession.
The US National Endowment for the Arts announces 79 grants for its Big Read program, while PBS’ ‘The Great American Read’ adds videos on bookish topics this month.
A Vermont creative writing course includes a focus on translation, and the National Endowment for the Arts announces 22 new translation grants.
Asserting the value of ‘the voices of refugees, writers, and translators from the Arab world,’ the author-advocacy organization speaks out.
Marking 10 years of community readings of books, the USA’s National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read reboots itself with a new, contemporary aim in literature for whole cities to read together.
Never one to stay at his desk, Simon & Schuster’s Ira Silverberg is holding an auction for lunch, a natural for this man-about-publishing.
The U.S. National Endowment for the Arts announced that 16 translators will receive grants to support the translation of works from 13 languages into English.