US sanctions Iranian group that put bounty on Rushdie’s lifeOctober 28, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is imposing financial penalties on an Iranian-based organization that raised money to target British-American author Salman Rushdie, who was violently attacked in August at a literary event.
Report: Salman Rushdie lives, but loses use of eye and handOctober 23, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Salman Rushdie’s agent says the author has lost sight in one eye and the use of a hand as he recovers from an attack from a man who rushed the stage at an August literary event in western New York, according to a published report.
Hay and Guadalajara book events honored with Asturias awardsJune 9, 2020 GMT
MADRID (AP) — The Hay Festival of Literature and Arts and the Guadalajara International Book Fair will be sharing this year's Princess of Asturias Awards of Communication and Humanities, the foundation named after the heir to the Spanish throne announced Tuesday...
T.S. Eliot letters to muse to be unveiled after 60 yearsJanuary 1, 2020 GMT
After more than 60 years spent sealed up in a library storage facility, about 1,000 letters written by poet T...
Carol Burnett among panelists for discussion about memoirsOctober 25, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — For at least one night, Carol Burnett was a writer among writers.
The beloved entertainer was among three panelists Thursday for "An Evening of Memoir," presented at the MacDowell artist colony's intimate event space in Manhattan...
Free literary event in HadarJuly 8, 2018 GMT
HADAR — The public is invited to a free “Literary and Grange” event set for the fire hall building here on Monday, July 9, starting at 1:30 p.m. All ages are welcome.
Featured will be appearances and performances by Leta Powell Drake of Lincoln, a retired television personality, and Dan Holtz, who is a featured Humanities Nebraska speaker on presents programs on “The Civil War Reconstruction in Song.”