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Bad Behavior: Rights bandits on the Wild Web

January 18, 2013

Tags: copyright, rights, Buzzfeed

In this space (updated occasionally) I'm posting links to stories about egregious violations of creators' rights (rights of writers, photographers, artists, or other original creators of original works). On this week's Bad Behavior' Roundup:
BuzzFeed announces $19.3m (more…)

PEN Literary Awards offer generous, prestigious honors

January 14, 2013

Tags: PEN, ESPN, literary awards, prizes, honors

February 1 is the deadline for nominations for the fairly lucrative PEN Literary Awards. Each year, with the help of its partners and supporters, PEN confers more than $150,000 to writers in the fields of fiction, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama, or poetry. Full details are here: http://www.pen.org/literary-awards

PEN's several awards are described below: