Daily News from Poets & Writers

Wylie Asks Authors to Unite Against Amazon, Gaiman and Palmer Celebrate Indie Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.29.14

Amazon and Perseus strike a new deal; Paul Theroux on the short story; Thomas Pynchon rumored to make an onscreen appearance; and other news.

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Authors United Heads to DOJ, Banned Books That Kids Should Read, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.26.14

Three small presses to start indie bookstore and beer shop; Sheryl Sandberg stars in comic book; a sneak preview of Murakami's forthcoming novella; and other news.

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Amtrak Residents Announced, David Mitchell's Advice for Writers, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.25.14

New research explores poetry and memory; Shacochis wins Dayton Peace Prize for fiction; the first authorized book about Nick Drake; and other news.

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Dallas High School Bans Books, the Problem with Sentimentality, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.24.14

John Green campaigns for clean water in Ethiopia; J. R. R. Tolkein’s poem that inspired The Lord of the Rings; the inaugural Slate/Whiting Second Novel List; and other news.

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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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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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