Delayed in 2010, when will Ditto’s memoir (collab with Michelle Tea) finally come out? Alley Hector teases. [AfterEllen]

Also in Beth Ditto news, the singer’s new EP includes song titled… wait for it …. “I Wrote The Book.” Genius! [NME]

Move over Seattle, DC tops list of Most Literate Cities for 2010. The study looked at newspaper circ, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources. []

To MFA or not to MFA, that is the question. Slate’s Chad Harbach compare the insular/traditional NYC publishing model, with the popularity of MFA programs nationwide. [Slate]

Federico Garcia Lorca’s newly discovered manuscript on the US Depression was “hidden in plain sight” at the Library of Congress’s Music Division. [Guardian]

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