Emma Martin just won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Here's a stunning response from another writer, which links to the story as well. What's your response to other people's successes?
Madeline Miller has won the Orange Prize for women writers with The Song of Achilles. Very cool. Great book!
Interview with Emma Martin, winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2012. She's a New Zealander!
Nobel prize for literature: Alice Munro belatedly emerges as second favourite
Grace Paley, what a writer! Someone I always associate with Tillie Olsen, Muriel Rukeyser. But she was also friends with Cyril and here's Cyril's story about Grace, via her grand-daughter.
Got a novella ready to go? Great Paris-based competition for unpublished writers.
New Zealand writers off to Frankfurt! Celebrating the announcement with a barbie!
Sara Paretsky's a writer whose work I love. And this post about her maternal grandfather is awesome.