Amanda Katz

Katz is a writer covering book publishing, media, and ideas. She previously edited the Globe’s Ideas section and is a former editor of nonfiction and fiction at Bloomsbury Publishing in New York. She has written about books, reading, and digital culture for the New York Times, NPR Books, Slate, and other publications. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University.

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Tina Packer on Shakespeare’s five ages of women

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In her new book, the founding artistic director of Lenox’s Shakespeare & Company argues that Shakespeare’s female characters matured as he did.

Gawker Media journalists are seeking to unionize

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If successful, writer Hamilton Nolan wrote, “Gawker Media would be the first major online media company to organize.”

American dialect project in jeopardy

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Unless a benefactor appears, the Dictionary of American Regional English is scheduled to wind down in June.

T.S. Eliot’s old summer home may become writers’ retreat

By , Globe Staff

Eliot spent his formative childhood summers in a wood-shingled, seven-bedroom seaside house on Gloucester’s Eastern Point.