The schedule for the 2011 PEN World Voices festival has been posted.
Poet Ron Silliman is ending his influential blog after an eight-year run (though he leaves the possibility of returning open). Silliman writes, “what was once the newest thing on the block has by now become normative, even predictable. Blogs continue to have their uses, but in web time nothing stands still as a form,” writing that he plans to spend more time on his own writing, and using Twitter to share links; if you’re following him there, prepare for a deluge of updates.
What is the New York Times’s policy on potentially offensive tweets? From Poynter, a fascinating exchange on the subject.