1. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist, died today. He was 87. http://powells.us/1qQFL4r

  2. You have until Monday to vote in the Poetry Madness Round of 32. Will Louise Glück defeat Denise Levertov? You decide! http://powells.us/QdG246

  3. Happy birthday Anne Lamott! We’ll always make a fuss for you!


  4. Peter Matthiessen, novelist, naturalist and co-founder of The Paris Review, died this weekend. He was 86. 


  5. Will Mary Szybist win Poetry Madness? Vote now! http://powells.us/1jbBGEJ

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  8. vintageanchorbooks:


    Born on this day, Oscar Wilde

    "Almost everything gets attributed to Oscar Wilde eventually." -Oscar Wilde


  10. “October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!”