From the Desk of Robert Darcy: A Look at Misanthropy in Renaissance Literature

Robert Darcy is a professor of English at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is the author of Misanthropoetics: Social Flight and Literary Form in Early Modern England (Nebraska, 2021). My book talks about why Renaissance literature was interested in … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Darcy: A Look at Misanthropy in Renaissance Literature

Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?

Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Bison … Continue reading Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?

Ten-Year Anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Liu Xiaobo

The following was originally published on Joanne Leedom-Ackerman’s website. She is the editor of The Journey of Liu Xiaobo: From Dark Horse to Nobel Laureate (Potomac Books, 2020). PEN International marks the ten-year anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to writer, … Continue reading Ten-Year Anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Liu Xiaobo