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Ernest Hemingway's Havana Retreat

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Of all the places Hemingway lived, none had such a hold on the author as his home outside Havana—now being restored through an unlikely alliance. Here, a guided tour of the Cuban haunts that shaped a literary legend.
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Diane Schoemperlen - International Festival of Authors

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Diane Schoemperlen is the author of By the Book: Stories and Pictures.
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(23) Facebook

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(4) Newseum

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Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m., the Newseum presents a screening of "Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles," plus a conversation with writer/director Elvin Ross. Watch the trailer here.
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Gunman Hit By Nearly A Dozen Bullets Before Vickers' Fatal Shot: Sources

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OTTAWA - The gunman who charged into Parliament after shooting a Canadian Forces reservist was struck by nearly a dozen bullets from security officers and finally was brought down by Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers.Several sources, who have requested ...
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Modern art was CIA 'weapon'

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For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art - including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko - as a weapon in the Cold War. In the manner of a Renaissance prince - except that it acted secretly - the CIA fostered and promoted American Abstract Expressionist painting around the world for more than 20 years.
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Prize Winners Announced - Writers' Federation of New Brunswick

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Via Gerard Beirne
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The Fiddlehead Blog: One Month Left to Submit to The Fiddlehead's 24th Annual Contest

The Fiddlehead Blog: One Month Left to Submit to The Fiddlehead's 24th Annual Contest | ARTICLES | Scoop.it

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Anne-Marie Albiach: Work Vertical and Blank | Jacket2

Anne-Marie Albiach: Work Vertical and Blank | Jacket2 | ARTICLES | Scoop.it
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Anne-Marie Albiach, January 1971. Her new collected poems transforms the experience of her poetry, takes it to another dimension. All of a sudden it seems epic, while not losing its aversion of epic. <https://jacket2.org/commentary/anne-marie-albiach-work-vertical-and-blank>;

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Fall of the Wall Day | Newseum

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Save the date: Saturday, Nov. 8, we mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a day-long series of activities and programs.

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150-Year-Old Book On The French Revolution Becomes A Chinese Best Seller

150-Year-Old Book On The French Revolution Becomes A Chinese Best Seller | ARTICLES | Scoop.it
Chinese leaders are buying up de Tocqueville's classic.
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Iain Reid: With an agent, it's not just desserts

Iain Reid: With an agent, it's not just desserts | ARTICLES | Scoop.it
The author-agent relationship can be just as important as the author-editor relationship: There’s no correlation between writing a book and understanding anything about publishing
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Literary Journals Hiring, Pays starting at $15 to $800 per article

Writing career help for freelance writers: calls for submissions, editorial staff changes, writing opportunities, and writing advice. Literary Magazine Writi...
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