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Philip Levine,Tracy K. Smith & Slavoj Zizek Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please announce your event one week prior to its date.

Tonight (April 23), poet laureate Philip Levine and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith will read at Housing Works Bookstore at 7 pm, part of Alfred A. Knopf and Tumblr’s Poem-a-Day celebration. (New York, NY)

Join Write On! Online’s Debra Eckerling, mediabistro.com’s Jason Boog, and Capital Group Companies Global’s Michelle Thatcher for a cocktail party at Whiskey Blue on Tuesday, April 24th starting at 7 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA)

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Memoir Writing

Memoir WritingStarting January 7, work with a published memoir writer to tell and sell the story of your life! In this course, Wendy Dale will teach you how to create your story around a marketable premise, hone your narrative voice, write a memoir with a solid structure, and sell your memoir before you've even finished writing it. Register now!

No Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Awarded

There was no Pulitzer Prize for fiction awarded this year. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson, Swamplandia! by Karen Russell and The Pale King by David Foster Wallace were all nominated.

Stephen Greenblatt won the General Nonfiction award for  The Swerve: How the World Became Modern and John Lewis Gaddis took the Biography award for George F. Kennan: An American Life.

Tracy K. Smith won the Poetry award with Life on Mars. The Drama award went to Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable won the History prize.   Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts by Kevin Puts was awarded the Music prize.

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