September 2012

Bookmark This: Etgar Keret's Ten Rules for Writers

Rookie Mag published these ten "rules" for writers by the Israeli literary star and acclaimed filmmaker Etgar Keret. Enjoy:

Bookmark This: Edith Wharton's Thoughts on Writing

HTML Giant has published an essay on craft that contains several excellent passages by Edith Wharton. We've excerpted some below. Read the full article here.

Bookmark This: "The Slowest Reader" by Benjamin Percy

The Mark Blog recommends this essay by Benjamin Percy, published on The Rumpus.

Benjamin Percy is the author of two novels, Red Moon and The Wilding, as well as two books of short stories, Refresh, Refresh and The Language of Elk.

The Rattling Wall, Issue 3: Reading and Release

PEN Center USA and Hollywood Forever are pleased to present The Rattling Wall, Issue 3: Reading and Release.

Bookmark This: Steven Millhauser on the Short Story

Today the Mark Blog recommends a New York Times essay by Steven Millhauser on the short story form. Steven Millhauser is an American novelist and short story writer. He won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel Martin Dressler. His most recent book is Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories.

Festival of California Poets: Hammer Museum

PEN Center USA is pleased to present the Festival of California Poets.

Saturday, October 13, 2012 @ 7:30 PM
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

FREE ADMISSION

DANA GOODYEAR on THOM GUNN

JOY MANESIOTIS on LARRY LEVIS

Festival of California Poets: Pasadena

PEN Center USA is pleased to present the Festival of California Poets.

Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 7 PM
Pasadena Central Library
Donald R. Wright Auditorium
285 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

FREE ADMISSION

AMY GERSTLER on TOM CLARK

DANA GIOIA on WELDON KEES

DOUG KEARNEY on WANDA COLEMAN