Daily News from Poets & Writers

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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The Politics of the Lyric Poem, the World’s Weirdest Bookshops, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.10.14

Rushdie shares PEN Pinter Award with imprisoned Syrian activist; Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano and his work; little-known punctuation marks; and other news.

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Lost Truman Capote Stories, Chinese Poet Wang Zang Detained by Police, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.9.14

French novelist Patrick Modiano wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature; Billy Collins on poetry and leadership; Twin Cities–based bookstore to close; 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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