Daily News from Poets & Writers

Nabokov's Ode to America, Amazon's New Crowd-Sourced Publishing Platform, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.23.14

Banned Books Week continues; George Bernard Shaw's garden spade unearthed; the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association takes aim at Amazon; and other news.

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The Lack of Diversity in the Publishing Industry, Banned Books Week Begins, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.22.14

Penguin launches Cartoon Network imprint; speed-reading a novel; the trouble with writing; and other news.

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Hilary Mantel’s Controversial New Short Story, the Slow Reading Movement, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.19.14

A marathon Dylan Thomas reading; forthcoming books on ISIS; the debate about young adult fiction; and other news.

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The Handwritten Draft of Lord of the Flies, International Read an E-Book Day, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.18.14

National Book Award in Fiction longlist announced; Terrance Hayes on music in poetry; Alison Bechdel to write memoir on fitness fads; and other news.

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Bechdel and Hayes Receive Genius Grants, Banned Books Week, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.17.14

National Book Award in Nonfiction longlist announced; Steve Almond's case against football; Adam Kirsch on literary taste; and other news.

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Shakespeare in Mandarin, Newly Discovered Jack Kerouac Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.16.14

Haruki Murakami on the importance of mystery; the National Book Award in Poetry longlist announced; James Patterson donates books to troops; 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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