Daily News from Poets & Writers

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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Elegy for Journalist James Foley, in Defense of Amazon, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.3.14

Penguin Random House restructures operations; the lost pulp novel of Gore Vidal; the usefulness of literature; and other news.

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The Lost Roald Dahl Chapter, Eleanor Catton's New Grant for Writers, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.2.14

Murakami to publish another new book this December; Neil Gaiman returns to the world of American Gods; Infinite Jest in Legos; and other news.

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The Politics of Literature, a Call for Inclusiveness in Book Culture, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.29.14

D.C. Public Library works with the homeless; Bruce Springsteen pens a children's book, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter launch a podcast; and other news.

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Ben Lerner on Writing Fiction, Tim Howard Inks Memoir Deal, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.28.14

Robert Hass wins Wallace Stevens Award; two new typewriter apps for the iPad; against "against"; 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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