The Wednesday Web Browser

  • Some advice on running a great book event.
  • Tomorrow would have been Kurt Vonnegut’s 88th birthday. Just in time, Ninth Letter takes note, with a “sly tribute” and mention of Friday’s “sneak peek” of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis.
  • An item that reminds us of the power of poetry.
  • The latest After Deadline column opens with a focus on some especially “inviting” lead paragraphs.
  • A new blog from The Chronicle of Higher Education, Arts & Academe, presents “news and features on campus creativity,” and seems to post a new poem every Monday.