Monday, January 13, 2014

Home for Writers

"...Climber of all mounts/as this paper will turn yellow & become the thing I answer to. What interval? as this motion (these words) pass into..." -- from "Node" by Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

“In a contemporary, literary twist on old homesteading incentives, a new nonprofit organization called Write a House is refurbishing three two-bedroom houses in Detroit and accepting applications this spring for writers to move in, rent free. Poets, journalists, novelists, and anyone who falls somewhere in between are encouraged to apply.” Home for writers

How it feels to be a famous writer, but not in your home country The Times of Cold River

Author spends $25,000 to write in the sky to warn artists off their craft. Bohemians in Exile

Literary success is a math problem. Who knew? They’ve made a machine that can tally up a book and predict its success. Zeros and Ones