The Guy Who Won The Mall Of America Writer In Residence Knew Just How To Get It

He’s a poet, and he has to string together residencies and gigs like any poet: “The winner, a poet named Brian Sonia-Wallace, has also won a highly publicized Amtrak residency. And a closer inspection of his resume revealed he had also been an artist-in-residence for the city of Los Angeles …

Today in History – May 28

World-class athlete Jim Thorpe was born in a one-room cabin near Prague in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, on May 28, 1888. Continue reading. Click here to search Today in History for other historic moments.

Hip, Hippo Hooray For ‘River Of Teeth’

Sarah Gailey’s alternate-history romp takes place in a United States that went ahead with a wild plan to farm hippos for meat. It’s a delightful read that suffers only from being too short. (Image credit: )

‘The Reminders’ Is A Story About Memory

What does it mean to be remembered? It’s the question at the heart of The Reminders, the debut novel from actor, musician, and now author Val Emmich. He joins NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Web exclusive: David Edelstein on “Pirates,” “Alien: Covenant” and David Lynch

The “Sunday Morning” film critic reviews the latest entries in two popular movie franchises, as well as the return of the surreal TV cult series “Twin Peaks”

On The Trail: Decoration Days

During WWII, thousands of N.C. residents were relocated for a dam project, their land becoming Great Smoky Mountains National Park. One day a year, they return