Feb 20, 2012 @ 4:00:00 am
Amanda Knox, the 24-year-old Seattle native who spent four years imprisoned in Italy for allegedly killing her British roommate while studying abroad (she was eventually acquitted), has signed a $4 million deal with HarperCollins to write a tell-all about her experience.
Heidi Julavits and Catherine Lacey are two of the first contributors to Two Serious Ladies, the new online magazine that alludes to the Jane Bowles classic and “promote[s] writing by women.”
George Murray has officially closed Ninjabook, one of the earliest and most-read literary blogs.
“With the prayers over, the men hoisted Daif's coffin over their heads. They left through the mosque's gray, steel gates and ventured into the desolate, dirt streets awash in trash. Some were barefoot and others wore sandals.” Read the Washington Post Iraq War
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