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The postage and stamps section covers postage price increases, unique author stamp releases and more. You may also be interest in our Postage Tools page.

  • U.S. Post Office Issues Flannery O'Connor Stamp (2015-07-12): The U.S. Post Office has issued a Flannery O'Connor stamp. It is part of the Literary Arts series.

  • U.S. Postal Service Honors Maya Angelou With Forever Stamp (2015-03-06): The U.S. Postal Service is honoring writer Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp.

  • U.S. Postal Service Unveils Batman Stamps (2014-10-11): The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a set of Batman stamps to celebrate the comib book superhero's 75th annivesary.

  • New Irish Postage Stamp Contains Short Story (2013-05-22): A new postage stamp issued by Dublin's General Post Office contains a 224 word short story by Eoin Moore.

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs Honored With Forever Stamp (2012-08-20): Author Edgar Rice Burroughs has been honored with a Forever stamp by the U.S. Post Office. He is best known for Tarzan of the Apes and John Carter of Mars.

  • U.S. Postal Service Honors Ten Poets With Forever Stamps (2012-04-24): The U.S. Postal Service has honored ten famous 20th century U.S. poets with Forever stamps.

  • Postal Service Announces Mail Service Slowdown, More Closures (2011-12-05): The U.

  • Postmaster General: Post Office Will Shut Down By Winter if Congress Doesn't Bail it Out (2011-09-05): The New York Times reports that the U.

  • U.S. Postal Service Honors Ten Twentieth-Century Poets With Stamps (2011-09-02): The U.S. Postal Service has announced it will launch a stamp series honoring ten poets in 2012.

  • U.S. Postal Service Honors O. Henry With Forever Stamp (2011-08-06): Writer O. Henry has been honored by a Forever stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service.

  • U.S. Postal Service Launches Mark Twain Stamp (2011-06-24): Author and humorist Mark Twain has been honored with a Forever stamps by the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Postage Goes Up -- Yet Again (2007-03-19): U.

  • France Issues Harry Potter Stamp (2007-03-14): Jo Rowling has had so many exciting things happen to her since she invented Harry Potter and Hogwarts.

  • Electronic Submissions Pushing SASEs Toward Extinction (2006-12-28): Editors and publishers at some publications jumped on email and started accepting submissions electronically during the 90s when the Internet was first growing as a medium.

  • DC Comic Book Super Heroes Get Their Own Stamps (2006-07-22): This is amazing.