Lorrie Moore: The Agony and Fun of Fiction

    Apr 03, 2014

    This spring marks a major literary milestone in American letters: Lorrie Moore’s first collection of short stories in over 15 years has just been released. The author of six books—including […]



    Bookmark This #19

    Apr 01, 2014

    Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate this season of rebirth and renewal than to read some books! If you’d like to contribute a reading recommendation to an […]




    Inspiring Dinaw Mengestu’s “All Our Names”

    Mar 21, 2014

    Coming up on Thursday, March 27 at ALOUD, Dinaw Mengestu, the MacArthur Award-winning author of two novels, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears and How to Read the Air, will […]




    Meet the Young Literati Toasters

    Mar 17, 2014

    We hope you’ll be raising a glass with us for the Sixth Annual Young Literati Toast this Saturday, March 22 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. Arguably the Foundation’s […]




    Rebel Music: An “Audiotopia”

    Mar 06, 2014

    Travel the globe through Hisham Aidi’s “Rebel Music” playlist and you’ll find yourself sampling Taqwacore (Islamic punk) from Pakistani-American punk rockers, Randy Weston’s fusion of jazz and Gnawa (African Islamic […]




    From the Archives: Oscar-Winning Screenplays

    Mar 01, 2014

    Oscar flown over the Hollywood Sign [graphic] / photo by Mike Mullen. Hollywood is riding high this week on the heels of this Sunday’s Academy Awards. As you prepare your […]