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!

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

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

     
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    Born on this day, Oscar Wilde

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

     
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  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!”