Contests

Nigel Simeone Introduces The Leonard Bernstein Letters

Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician – a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester Psalms), film scores (On the Waterfront), and much more. He was also an enthusiastic letter writer, and

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Yale Series of Younger Poets 2014 Competition Now Accepting Submissions!

Calling all American poets under 40! Submissions for the 2014 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition are being accepted from now until November 15, 2013. And for the first time, manuscripts can be submitted electronically! The Yale Series of Younger Poets prize is the oldest literary award in the United

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Goodreads Giveaway: The Bet

Goodreads is hosting a September book giveaway of The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future by Paul Sabin. Enter now to win your free copy of this compelling book that analyzes a famous debate whose consequences still affect our modern-day political discourse on environmental policy. Goodreads Book Giveaway The

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A Conversation with Rachel Adams on Raising Henry and a Book Giveaway

Publishing this month, Rachel Adams‘s Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery gives a deeply moving and honest account of welcoming a baby born with Down syndrome. Adams, a professor of English and American studies, is also director of the Future of Disability Studies Project at Columbia University. In the interview below,

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50 Books/50 Covers Competition 2012

Follow @yaleARTbooks We are pleased to announce that 50 Books/ 50 Covers honored five Yale University Press Art & Architecture books this year with Best Book Design awards. In partnership with Design Observer, AIGA, and Designer & Books; the 50 Books/50 Covers competition recognizes the year’s 50 best design books and 50 best book cover

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Ivan Brunetti’s Aesthetics: Cartoon Caption Contest Winners!

Ivan Brunetti is one of the great contemporary graphic artists. His signature, highly evocative style often captures a moment of acute absurdity, or humor, or melancholy, with text that is painstakingly edited to a minimalist perfection. Last month we put our readers up to the challenge of providing captions for

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Ivan Brunetti’s Aesthetics : Book Trailer, Cartoon Caption Contest, Bookmarks, Signed Copies, CLICK ALREADY!

Ivan Brunetti is one of the great contemporary graphic artists. His signature, highly evocative style often captures a moment of acute absurdity, or humor, or melancholy, with text that is painstakingly edited to a minimalist perfection. We’d like to give three of you a signed copy each of his marvelous

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New Light Shine

When Shannon Murdoch, author of New Light Shine, was asked about memory in an interview for the Australian Stage, she responded: I think memory is a need, up there with food, shelter and love. It’s how we know who we are, how we choose our friends and enemies, how we interact

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Win a Copy of Shoe Obsession !

Follow @yaleARTbooks May 21, 2013 Update: Thanks to all our stylish entrants on our Pinterest Shoe Obsession contest! We’ve selected a design by Svenja Ritter, uploaded by Crisia M of Australia, as the contest winner.  Be sure to follow us on Pinterest for more pins and peeks inside the exquisitely produced yaleARTbooks list! ***

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Garry Winogrand Photo Contest!

Follow @yaleARTbooks The vision of America that photographer Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured in his lifetime has evolved since his death, but his photographs capture a timeless essence of the nation.. One of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century, Winogrand left behind over sixty-five hundred rolls of film that

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