Daily News from Poets & Writers

The History of American Reading Culture, Alan Moore Drafts Novel Over a Million Words Long, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.11.14

The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.

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The Reading Habits of Millennials, the Competitive Job Market for Creative Writers, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.10.14

Barnes & Noble narrows losses; the world’s top-earning authors; the dangers of reading; and other news.

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Dutch Translator Refuses Pushkin Medal, Facebook Users’ Favorite Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.9.14

New York City bookstore Rizzoli to reopen; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launches line of business books; T. S. Eliot’s summer home for sale; and other news.

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Writers Fundraise for Planned Parenthood, Ray Kelly Inks Memoir Deal, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.8.14

J. K. Rowling campaigns against Scottish independence; indie bookstores report sales are up; the demand for dystopian fiction; and other news.

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The Margaret Atwood Text No One Will Read for a Century, Five Hundred Years of Book Images, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.14

Tips on building book buzz; Neil Gaiman’s new graphic novel to film; a Maya Angelou hip-hop album; and other news.

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Forgotten Tennessee Williams Play, the Power of Jacket Design, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.4.14

The well-documented risks of not fact-checking; Ian McEwan on writing a novel; Amazon's self-publishing tool for children's book authors; 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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