William Faulkner once wrote that, “In writing, you must kill all your darlings.” Sheri Fink found herself having to do that as she wrote “The Deadly Choices at Memorial,” an investigative piece for the New York Times Magazine and ProPublica that won Fink a Pulitzer Prize.
The winners of the 2014 Literary Arts Contests Awards were announced on Sunday on the porch of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall.
Dozens gather around in a circle, waiting for word from on high. It’s not the Sermon on the Mount — it’s Bryant Day.
This week’s CLSC Young Readers selection is Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery winning Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, a novel in which young readers meet Flora, a self-professed cynic, and her amazing squirrel, Ulysses.
Some interests never die — and for Susan Grimm, her interests lie in beginnings, endings, titles and white space.
If Recognition Day is like a Roman triumph, then Nancy Griewahn, 85, might just be its glorious general.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center will close out its 2014 season with visits from prose writer-in-residence Evan Fallenberg and poet-in-residence Susan Grimm.
Telling people’s secrets isn’t particularly kind, but it can result in a great story.
Author and anthropologist John Colman Wood is an advocate for exploration and discovery. He said he always wants to “encourage people to find the strange familiar and to find the familiar strange.”
At 4:15 p.m. today in the Garden Room of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall, young readers will be joined by Brian Castner, the Week Eight prose writer-in-residence for the Writers’ Center and author of the 2013 Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection The Long Walk.