¶ Jim Hanas launches The Arab Bank— a serial short story set in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival. He is writing the story during the duration of the actual festival (May 13-24). You can receive notifications about each new installment via twitter, facebook, RSS or email.
¶ Wanda Sykes delivers a kick-ass White House Correspondents Dinner Address. "Rush Limbaugh hopes the Administration fails. Rush Limbaugh... I hope his KIDNEYS fail!
¶ A German suburb goes "carless".
¶ Laura Barcella seeks submissions for a Madonna Essay Anthology
¶ This spring Zadie Smith is teaching a weekly fiction seminar at Columbia University under the title "Sense and Sensibility". Here's her reading list.
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