Her short story, "Glory," wins an O. Henry prize, and her story collection is longlisted for a Brooklyn Library Literary Prize.
Grief and depression have taken their toll, he says on Facebook. It's unclear yet if his planned Twin Cities appearance is affected.
The annual series will bring in three poets, two short-story writers, and three nonfiction writers over several weeks in the fall.
Liu Xiaobo's "June Fourth Elegies" was published by Graywolf Press
The St. Paul author writes about what it is like to be black in Minnesota.
Three of Smith's books have been published by Minneapolis' Graywolf Press, including the Pulitzer-winner "Life on Mars."
Minneapolis author seeds Little Free Libraries with "Kindness Boomerangs" from Indonesian schoolchildren.
The city of St. Paul has been wild about poetry for many years
Yang is a finalist for her latest memoir, "The Song Poet."
Nearly 80 finalists in 30 categories. Winners will be announced in May.
The novel is set in Bayfield, Wis., and is the story of a girl who is trying to find her father. It is aimed at both young adults and adults.
The hour-long discussion between Marlon James and Lisa Lucas at the Guthrie Theater was the second of the Loft Literary Center's new "Big Ideas" initiative.
The winner will be announced April 19 and will receive $10,000 and a publishing contract with Milkweed Editions.
Jenkins is undergoing treatment in Illinois for bipolar disorder.
Minnesota native Hope Jahren wins autobiography award but can't make it to ceremony in New York from Norway due to blizzard.
Five Minnesota writers each win $25,000.
Five writers will deliver free talks at the downtown Minneapolis public library.
Of the five finalists, four are debut novels.
His book, "Dangerous," is being pulled from publication after a video surfaced of Yiannopoulos discussing sexual relations between men and boys.
R.D. Zimmerman and Christopher Bohnet have collaborated on "Vanished Splendor," which highlights art and artifacts from Imperial Russia.