A roundup of arts headlines.
A roundup of art headlines.
The winner of this year's National Book Award for nonfiction tells the story of Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt, who rose from humble means to amass a vast fortune, build the country's largest fleet of steamships and control a railroad empire.
Art Beat talks to Phillip Hoose, who last week won the National Book Award for young people's literature for "Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice."…
Keith Waldrop won the 2009 National Book Award for "Transcendental Studies," a trilogy of collage poems. The two poems below are from "Transcendental Studies."…
A recipient of a 2009 MacArthur genius grant, Deborah Eisenberg has been publishing spare and elegant short fiction to national acclaim since the '80s, winning the Rea Award for the Short Story in 2000, a Guggenheim fellowship and three O.
Among today's recipients of the so-called "Genius Award" (i.e. the MacArthur Fellowship) is poet Heather McHugh.
By Arts Desk
Geoffrey Rush is well-known for many film roles, including "Shine," for which he won an Academy Award, "Shakespeare in Love" and much more. "Exit the King" is his debut on Broadway, and he's been nominated for a Tony Award for…
The nominations for the 2009 Tony Awards bear a distinctly Tinseltown glint, with big- and small-screen heavyweights leading the list. A number of the recognized performers -- Angela Lansbury, James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels, Marcia Gay Harden, Allison Janney and Jane…
The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today. Jeffrey Brown recently talked to two other winners in the category about their winning works.
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