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Digital Digest: Algorithms for What to Read Next

by Adrian Versteegh

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

As online book reviews and user-sourced suggestion models have become increasingly important to the bookselling industry, publishers are developing new digital platforms for reviews and recommendations. 

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The Anatomy of Awards

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

With a total of more than $9 million, Poets & Writers Grants & Awards section saw an increase of more than $3 million from tens years earlier.

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Digital Digest: Indie Retailers and the Amazon Effect

by Adrian Versteegh

News and Trends

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

Some of the nation's largest book sellers are seeing unprecedented global expansion by using digital platforms to their advantage.

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Parents & Writers

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

This spring the San Francisco-based nonprofit Sustainable Arts Foundation launches its residency grant program, which offers support to writers and artists residencies that accomodate writers and artists with children. 

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The Revolution: Report From Literary Egypt

by Stephen Morison Jr.

The Literary Life

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

Contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. reports on the literary community in Cairo, Egypt, interviewing authors, publishers, and booksellers about the ongoing protests, freedom of speech, and the future of Egypt.

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Network: How to Use Pinterest to Connect With Readers

by Charlene Oldham

The Practical Writer

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

Charlene Oldham, a freelance writer and professor of journalism and business communications, offers advice to writers about how to use Pinterest to connect with and inspire readers.

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Campaign for Cash: Crowdfunding Tips for Writers

by Gigi Rosenberg

The Practical Writer

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

Gigi Rosenberg provides crowdfunding tips for writers looking to raise money for research trips, workshops, and publication.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Denise Duhamel’s Blowout and Phillip Lopate’s Portrait Inside My Head, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 2.28.13

March/April 2013

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features N+1, Boston Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Witness. 

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The Written Image: The Word Dress

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 2.28.13

March/April 2013

British bridal-gown designer Jennifer Pritchard Couchman created a dress made entirely out of book pages, which premiered at a literary festival in Lancaster, England, this past October. 

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