News & Notes – 1/19/2019

January 19, 2019 News & Notes 0

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff

 

Book News

 

Literary Losses

The beloved American poet Mary Oliver died this week of lymphoma, at the age of 83. On Thursday, I shared two of her poems, including “When Death Comes.” Her poetry is both accessible and profoundly moving. She will be sorely missed.

Obituaries & tributes:The GuardianNPRBrainpickings(from 2009; includes sound clips of Oliver reading her own work); Ruth Franklin’s 2017 tribute in The New Yorker

Bibliography & Biography:  Goodreads; Wikipedia

 

 

Worth Reading/Viewing

 

For Writers & Bloggers

 

Book & Movie Announcements

 

Awesome Lists

 

Really Cool / Just for Fun

 

Bookish Quote

 

That’s it for this week!

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