Carol Ann Duffy is named Britain's first female Poet Laureate.

Why book reviews go bad.

American poet Craig Arnold is missing in Japan.

The New England Independent Booksellers Association has announced this year's winners of the New England Book Award.

If you weren't able to make it, here are some highlights of the LA Times Festival of Books!

John Mitchell, novelist, dies at 76.

"Literary" eating as compared to normal eating...where do you stand?

Every writer's on-again-off-again best friend and worst enemy, the reference library.

The revival of the exclamation point!!

On "creative writing"

By the way, last week was Harper Lee's (To Kill a Mockingbird) birthday. She's 83 years young!