In the latest installment of Writers Recommend, poet Kirsten Kaschock writes, "I want to write something you can't write...that you aren't supposed to be able to write. A book is a window. Windows are all the beautiful rules I want to break."
Chautauqua Institution--the preeminent expression of lifelong learning in the United States--announces an important new annual prize for a work of fiction or literary/narrative nonfiction.
To be awarded in the summer of 2012, The Chautauqua Prize is a national prize which will celebrate a book that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and honor the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts.
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