Carolyn Kellogg

Writer

Carolyn Kellogg is book editor of the Los Angeles Times. She is a recipient of the paper’s editorial award and she is a vice president of the board of the National Book Critics Circle. Kellogg has served as editor of LAist.com, web editor of Marketplace and has been widely published. She has an MFA in creative writing and a bachelor's degree from USC.

Recent Articles

  • Get your Gabo on: Gabriel Garcia Marquez archive opens at University of Texas' Ransom Center

    Get your Gabo on: Gabriel Garcia Marquez archive opens at University of Texas' Ransom Center

    Peek into the real work behind magic realism. The Ransom Center at the University of Texas has opened Gabriel Garcia Marquez's archive to researchers. The archive includes 75 boxes of manuscripts and drafts, research material, screenplays and notebooks. There is also plenty of ephemera, including...

  • Hanya Yanagihara and Ta-Nehisi Coates win Kirkus Prizes

    Hanya Yanagihara and Ta-Nehisi Coates win Kirkus Prizes

    Hanya Yanagihara, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Pam Muñoz Ryan were announced as winners of the Kirkus Prizes late Thursday. The awards from Kirkus are still new -- it's only their second year -- but they are richly rewarded, with $50,000 going to each of the winners. Yanagihara won the fiction prize for...

  • Husband of Harper Lee's headline-making attorney dies in plane crash

    Husband of Harper Lee's headline-making attorney dies in plane crash

    Patrick Carter, the husband of Harper Lee's high-profile attorney, Tonja Carter, died in a plane crash Wednesday. Carter, 52, was flying a vintage biplane that crashed on takeoff in Missoula, Mont. The Missoulian reports that Carter was a commercial pilot who retired after the Sept. 11 terrorist...

  • National Book Award announces finalists, including Ta-Nehisi Coates

    National Book Award announces finalists, including Ta-Nehisi Coates

    In the race for the National Book Award, the field has just been narrowed. The National Book Foundation, which presents the National Book Award, announced the five finalists in each of four categories Wednesday morning in a scheduled appearance on NPR. The 10-book longlists in each category were...

  • Marlon James wins the Man Booker Prize

    Marlon James wins the Man Booker Prize

    Marlon James won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for his multivoiced novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings" at a black tie event in London. The prize is a the leading literary event in the UK and comes with an award of $78,000. "Ten years ago I'd given up on writing," James said in his acceptance...

  • No nudes allowed! Playboy decides to put it all back on

    No nudes allowed! Playboy decides to put it all back on

    Where once Marilyn Monroe, Pamela Anderson and Naomi Campbell lolled in the nude, future centerfolds will be bikini-clad, and more, Playboy has announced. The magazine that got famous for showcasing naked women is giving up nudity. What's to blame, of course, is the Internet. “You’re now one click...

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