We wrote this satirical piece for The Wall Street Journal in honor of Shakespeare’s birthday this week. Enjoy!
Where would Will Ferrell, Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie and Kim Kardshian rank in terms of Shakespeare characters? We’ve got answers!
If you've noticed a hint of Iago in Frank Underwood, you're not alone
In honor of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this Wednesday, we’re giving away an autographed hardback copy of our latest Shakespeare-inspired Twisted Lit novel, Anyone But You, which USA Today called “heartbreakingly lovely.” To enter, just reblog with a comment (or leave a comment below or tweet us via kaskew and amyhelmes) sharing which Shakespeare play is your favorite and why. Enter by midnight PST on Wednesday, April 23rd. We’ll choose our favorite response and notify the winner by end of day Friday.
Leave it to Sesame Street to spoof “The Hunger Games.” Awesome.
"Shakespeare with puppets" may sound like a kiddie gimmick, but the Bristol Old Vic’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, now at the Broad Stage, should not be so easily dismissed. The mortal characters are purely human, while the fairy characters are portrayed using masks and puppets created by South Africa -…
You probably morphed from one to another at various stages of your college career. Bonus points if you were several at once!
I’m #8 and #21. —Kim
Ian McEwan on His Writing Process
Here’s a little story I wrote for The L.A. Times about finding love in Los Angeles, Jane-Austen-style. — Amy
We rated the 50 best young adult novel-to-film adaptations of all time, from ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Twilight’ and beyond.
I definitely agree with #1 and #2 in these rankings, but The Spectacular Now as #3? Of ALL TIME? No.
ISC’s ROMEO & JULIET
by William Shakespeare
Opens April 4
Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00
A Bristol graphic designer who was ripped off by an internet seller has turned to Shakespeare to get his revenge. Edd Joseph, 24, who lives in the city with his girlfriend, was furious when he bought…
Here’s a photo of us with our fearless leader, Merit Press editor (and bestselling author) Jacquelyn Mitchard (center) and fellow Merit Press author Christine Kohler (right), who’s written a terrific novel called No Surrender Soldier. Had a great time hanging out with them in Tucson for the Festival of Books!