Daily News from Poets & Writers

Nora Ephron's Celebrity Influence, the Potential Perils of Seeking Out Your Critic, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.21.14

Lemony Snicket leads an independent bookstore initiative; Tom Hanks is published in the New Yorker; horror fiction examined; and other news.

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Classical Lit Goes Digital, Jericho Brown’s New Collection, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.20.14

The British Library hosts a Gothic literature exhibit; Roger Moore publishes a Hollywood memoir; Heyday Books turns forty; and other news.

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In Defense of Clichés, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Revisited, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.17.14

Famous writers compose an Exquisite Corpse; a tourist is accidentally locked inside a London bookstore; an essay on taboos and creativity; and other news.

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Elmore Leonard’s Archives Go South, McSweeney’s to Become a Nonprofit, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.16.14

John Grisham’s controversial comments on child pornography; a new film based on the story that inspired Moby-Dick; “Yoga for Writers”; and other news.

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National Book Award Shortlists Announced, Amazon to Open Pop-Up Shops, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.15.14

Politics & Prose replaces Barnes & Noble as official National Book Festival bookseller; new Berryman volume and reissues released; Carlos Lozada named nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post; and other news.

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Man Booker Finalists on Inspiration, the Case for Nonfiction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.14.14

The books of eight writers banned in China; Diversity in Children's Books Week kicks off; a new movie explores the lives of Max Perkins and Thomas Wolfe; and other news.

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Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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