Daily News from Poets & Writers

Egyptian Publisher Kidnapped by Security Officials, a New Resource for Women Writers, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.7.10

Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall wins the Morning News Tournament of Books; the PEN American Center leads a new effort to free writers imprisoned in Iran; visual artists file a suit against Google's digital library initiative; an Egyptian publisher is kidnapped by security officials for publishing a book praising a Nobel Peace Prize winner; and other news.

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Publishers Weekly Acquired by Former Publisher, Liberation Bibliography, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.6.10

A rare Jane Austen book sells for nearly half a million dollars; Publishers Weekly is acquired by a former publisher; the Academy of American Poets mixes a few cocktails; Thomas Hardy's last living acquaintance protects the author's work; and other news.

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HarperStudio to Close, Rock Bottom Remainders on Tour, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.5.10

HarperCollins imprint HarperStudio will close after only two years; n+1 editor scores high six figures for debut novel; AWP's annual conference kicks off on Wednesday in Denver; Rock Bottom Remainders rocks out for Haiti; and other news.

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iPad Fever, Amazon to Stop Heavily Discounting E-books, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.2.10

The Center for Fiction helps New York City schools; the iPad will be available for purchase tomorrow; Amazon concedes to the demands of more major publishers over e-book pricing; a struggling British writer takes a gamble and lands a book deal; and other news.

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National Poetry Month Begins, Mark Twain's Secret Autobiography, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.1.10

The New York Times explores the relationship between fiction and evolution; Google starts a grant program; Mark Twain wrote a secret autobiography set to be released; Borders pays back its loan; and other news.

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Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Appoints a New President, Streisand to Headline BEA, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.31.10

Stephen King writes a baseball novella; the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation appoints a new president; the book industry's transition to an agency model may cause some hiccups; Barbara Streisand will headline BEA; and other news.

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