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Sharon Olds Honored with the Wallace Stevens Award

Poet Sharon Olds received the Academy of American Poets’ 2016 Wallace Stevens Award. Given annually to recognize outstanding and proven mastery in the art of … Read more

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor and Noble Laureate, Dies at 87

Elie Wiesel, a survivor at Auschwitz and educator to millions about the horrors of Nazi concentration camps, died at the age of 87. Mr. Wiesel … Read more

Flora Fraser awarded 2016 George Washington Prize

Flora Fraser was awarded the 2016 George Washington Prize for THE WASHINGTONS on May 25 at a black-tie gala at the Mount Vernon estate. The … Read more

German Historian Fritz Stern Passes Away at Age 90

Leading historian of modern Germany, Fritz Stern, died on Wednesday. He was 90 years old. Dr. Stern was born to a prosperous Jewish family in … Read more