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Definition Of An Essayist

  • The formidable novelist and essayist Zadie Smith can’t help publishing a book every 16 months; the last one was Swing Time in November 2016.

    —hope wabuke, The Root, "These New and Upcoming Books by Black Authors Will Give You Life in These Perilous Times,"11 Feb. 2018

  • Events: Readings with poet Astrid Lorange and essayist Diana Hamilton.

    —katy schneider, The Cut, "A Bottega Veneta Flagship, Two Niche Bookstores, and a Climbing Gym in Bushwick,"4 Feb. 2018

  • All Mad Here The Unforgiving Minute The Consent of the (Un)governed * * * Laurie Penny is an award-winning journalist, essayist, public speaker, writer, activist, internet nanocelebrity and author of six books.

    —laurie penny, Longreads, "We’re Not Done Here,"18 Jan. 2018

  • Poet Janaan Qutubuddin of Pepper Pike won a gold as did essayist Dannia Tahir of Bentleyville.

    —joan rusek, cleveland.com, "Toast Chagrin's art scene with hot cocoa: Valley Views,"15 Jan. 2018

  • Andrew Sullivan, former editor of The New Republic magazine and now a contributing editor at New York magazine, is an author, essayist and magazine writer.

    —tom hallman jr., OregonLive.com, "Technology, the smartphone and the battle for our soul: Tom Hallman,"5 Jan. 2018

  • And sports writing lost some grace with the death of Frank Deford, the Sports Illustrated essayist.

    —fred lief, Houston Chronicle, "Sports deaths in 2017: Roy Halladay, Connie Hawkins; Dick Enberg's voice silenced,"29 Dec. 2017

  • But as some of our nonfiction essayists point out, the economy of water in space will always stay in space.

    —ed finn, Slate Magazine, "Space Is Not a Void,"14 Dec. 2017

  • Cullen Murphy has had other notable successes as an editor, essayist and author, all presumably head-clearing pursuits that give him a valuable perspective lacking in those of us who rarely come up for air.

    —garry trudeau, New York Times, "The Comic Strip’s Heyday in ‘Cartoon County’,"11 Dec. 2017

  • Lamb, like Wordsworth, still kept the charm of a serenity, [14] a precision, unsurpassed by the quietest essayist of the preceding age.

    Dobson's own original work are a sufficient guarantee of the taste and discrimination we may look for in a collection like this, in which the random lightnings of the first of the essayists are grouped under certain heads--"Character Sketches," "Tales and Incidents," "Manners and Fashions," and the like--so as to diminish, for the general reader, the scattered effect of short essays on a hundred various subjects, and give a connected, book-like character to the specimens.

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    So our great essayist was laid to rest, but it was not until many years had come and gone that a statue in his honor was placed in the Poets' Corner.

    For Addison is among the greatest of our essayists.

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    So all that is said of the wise man by Stoic or Oriental or modern essayist, describes to each reader his own idea, describes his unattained but attainable self.

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    A number of eminent poets and essayists, in the course of the last few centuries, have recorded, in their several ways, their opinion that one can have too much of a good thing.

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    I tried other essayists, other critics, whom the machinist had in his library, but it was useless; neither Sidney Smith nor Thomas Carlyle could console me; I sighed for more Macaulay and evermore Macaulay.

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    Our young men shirked their duty, our philosophers and essayists shirked theirs.

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    Michele Serros, a short story writer, essayist and poet whose wry and witty observations on growing up Mexican-American in Southern California became required reading in many ethnic studies courses, has died at age 48.

    Mexican-American author Michele Serros dies at age 48

    Mencken" by critic and essayist Hal Crowther is a 92 page treatise on one of the most influential writers in American literature.

    An Infuriating American

    Ramesh, Educator, Poet, (India)• Vicente Rodriguez Nietzsche, poet (Puerto Rico)• Thomas Rain Crowe, poet & publisher of New Native Press, Tuckasegee, North Carolina (USA)• Jared Angira, poet (Kenya)• Yiorgos Chouliaras, poet & essayist (Greece)• Merlie M.

    A letter from Poets and Writers Worldwide to Nelson Mandela honoring his struggle for human rights and freedom